» Pre-Award Administration Staff

Yolanda Uzzell, M.L.
Yolanda Uzzell, M.L.
Director, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs Administration
(714) 628-2805
Serves as the University's pre-award Authorized Organization Representative (AOR). Supervises pre-award staff, develops policies and procedures with Senior Staff, generates reports of proposal activity, directs new initiatives, and negotiates awards and contracts in collaboration with the post-award administration office and the Office of Legal Affairs.
Susanna  Branch, M.A.
Susanna Branch, M.A.
Grants and Contracts Administrator
(714) 628-7394
Supports the disciplines of humanities and social sciences, arts, education and library science. Assists applicants in preparation and approval of proposals for submission.
Emmanuel (Manny) Smith, M.B.A. ('15 candidate)
Emmanuel (Manny) Smith, M.B.A. ('15 candidate)
Grants and Contracts Administrator
(714) 628-7383
Supports the disciplines of business, economics, law, computational science, and physical and natural science. Assists applicants in preparation and approval of proposals for submission.
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Grants and Contracts Administrator
Supports the disciplines of pharmaceutical science, psychology and allied health science. Assists applicants in preparation and approval of proposals for submission.
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Grants and Contracts Operations Coordinator
(714) 628-2805
Manages office operations and proposal tracking.
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Jared Izumi, M.A. ('15 candidate)
Graduate Student Assistant
(714) 628-2805