Job Responsibilities: As a certified Research Administrator, Denise manages all grants within the College of Communication. This includes the submission process through the Office of Grant and Research Development (OGRD), working with Sponsored Programs to set up the award when it is received, and assisting with budget reconciliation, required reports and final close out upon completion of the grant. Denise is available to help in preparing the grant for submission, especially in preparing the budget and certifying it. Inquire about the PI Dashboard available on the Office of Research website: for finding valuable information about your grants. Please contact Denise as soon as you know about a potential or renewing grant.

Remember: Grant deadlines are closer than they appear!

Contracts: The Business Office processes many contracts throughout the year for both Northwest Public Radio and TV as well as for the College. These can include Event and Transportation contracts, Land Leases, Tower Leases, Programming contracts and Grant contracts. Denise is the point person for any contract that might be received and requires a signature.

Hobbies and Interests: Denise has lived in Moscow since her college days and enjoys participating in many community organizations; in particular, the Washington Idaho Symphony. She has 4 grown children and several amazing grandchildren – just ask.