Helena manages the grant and contracts within the department. She is the person to talk to about policies and procedures in regards to pre/post awards which include but are not limited to grants, contracts, and sub-awards. She works with faculty, postdocs, and students on submitting research proposals, managing funding, and closing out of awards.
As the Associate Administrator, she also works closely with the Administrator on daily operations of the Department including payroll, academic human resources, procurement, and budgeting. She provides insight and recommendations on certain procedures and assists in other administrative functions to best support the Department.