Research Administration Community Forum

Meeting for Research Administrators at Berkeley

March Meeting

March 1, 2023, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Zoom
Meeting recording
Note: Presentation times listed are approximate.

Welcome (10:30 a.m.)

Kairi Williams, Assistant Vice Chancellor—Research Administration and Compliance

Announcements (10:35 a.m.)

Research Administration and Compliance
Pamela Miller, PhD., Executive Director - Sponsored Projects Office
Noam Pines, Associate Director - Sponsored Projects Office
Adrienne Tanner, Assistant Director - Office for the Protection of Human Subjects
Brian Warshawsky, Director - Research Ethics & Compliance/Brandon Amargo, Research Compliance Analyst - Export Control & Conflict of Interest

Other Campus Announcements
David Trinkle, Director - Berkeley Research Development Office
Elizabeth Chavez, Director - Contracts and Grants Accounting
Ying Kuah, Development Lead - People & Organization Development (RAPDP Update)
Sanchita Pal, Contracts & Grants Supervisor - CSS Research Support Org (BRAG Update)

Presentations (10:55 a.m.)

Promoting Safe and Inclusive Research in a Field Environment
Presentation slides
Sara Souza, EH&S Specialist - Environment, Health & Safety
Noam Pines, Associate Director - Sponsored Projects Office

UAW Strike Impact on Contracts and Grants & Q&A
Presentation slides
Michael Riley, Controller & Associate Vice Chancellor - Controllers Immediate Office

Explaining Berkeley’s F&A Waiver Process to New PIs
Presentation slides
Noam Pines, Associate Director - Sponsored Projects Office
Angela Ford, Associate Director - Sponsored Projects Office

Working Capital Advances for Subrecipients
Presentation slides
Noam Pines, Associate Director - Sponsored Projects Office
Erin Lentz, Subaward Specialist - Sponsored Projects Office



RAC Forum meetings are sponsored by the Research Administration and Compliance Office. All are welcome!

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