Assistant Director for Fiscal Operations

PO Box 110400
Gainesville, FL 32611-0400
(352) 294-0759
Fax: (352) 392-5113


Manages and provides oversight for all fiscal and accounting aspects of grants management for funds awarded to Florida Sea Grant from federal and other sources. Maintains all summary accounting records for fiscal reports to awarding agencies. Works closely with the University of Florida Office of Sponsored Programs in writing and awarding subcontracts to all statewide university, agency and institutional recipients of Sea Grant funds. Controls U.S. Department of Commerce/NOAA Letter of Credit for reimbursements to all recipients of Sea Grant funds. Prepares all fiscal documents and other certifying financial instruments. Audits all grants awarded and provides responses to all audit questions relating to compliance with state or federal regulations. Maintains database and grants management system for use by the Director and Associate Director in monitoring project expenditures and cost-sharing commitments for all Sea Grant awards.