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Your primary contact with SPA is assigned based upon the primary sponsor of your project. Click on the link below to determine your SPA accountant based upon the primary sponsor. If you cannot determine your SPA contact, please contact us at (865) 974-2591 or spa@utk.edu.

To download a directory of SPA accountants by sponsor, please click here:

SPONSORED PROJECTS CONTACT LIST

 

Carol Malkemus
Director
Email: cmalkemu@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2591

Monica Cole, CPA, CIA, CRA, CGMA
Assistant Director

Email: mcole2@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-0998

Jay Taylor, CFE, CICA
Compliance Officer

Email: vtaylor@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2539

Janet Bruce, CRA
Compliance Officer
Email: jbruce7@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2537

Susan Joiner, CRA
SPA Manager (IACMI)
Email: sjoiner1@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-6983

Bethany Williams
Business Systems Analyst

Email: bwill112@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-0952

Robin Owens
Administrative Specialist I

Email: rcowens@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2591

Matthew Rankin
Administrative Support Assistant III
Email: mrankin9@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-7780


 

Sherri Armstrong, CRA
Sponsored Projects Accountant III

Email: sarmst12@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-4023

Department of Energy (DOE) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘V’
Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘O’ Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘W’
Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘R’

 

Rachel Bashore
Sponsored Projects Accountant I

Email: rbashore@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2511

 

National Energy Laboratories Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘E’
Universities Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘H’
Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘D’ Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘U’ (excluding universities)

 

Tammy Berry
Sponsored Projects Accountant III
Email: tberry@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-4074

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) TN Higher Education Commission
TN Department of Agriculture TN Highway Safety Office
TN Arts Commission TN Historic Commission
TN Commission on Aging TN Department of Human Services
TN Commission on Youth and Children TN Department of Labor
TN Department of Economic Development TN Department of Tourist Development
TN Emergency Management Agency TN Department of Transportation
TN Department of Environment and Conservation TN Secretary of State
TN Department of Finance and Administration Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘B’
TN Department of Health

 

Larry Bowlby, CPA
Sponsored Projects Accountant I

Email: lbowlby@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2599

TN Department of Education US Census Bureau
US Department of Transportation (DOT) Agency for International Development (US AID)
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Department of Commerce (DOC)
Small Business Administration (SBA) US Department of Veteran Affairs
UT-Battelle (Cost Reimbursable) – R01-00-00-000 through R01-10-64-999, R01-14-00-000 through R01-30-99-999, R01-51-00-000 through R01-99-99-999, R02, & Other Campuses Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘L’

 

Stacey Conroy
Sponsored Projects Accountant III
Email: sec@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2654

Bureau of Reclamation National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)
Department of Defense (DOD) – R01-13-35 through R01-99-99, R02, Other Campuses National Park Service
Fish and Wildlife Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘J’
Department of Interior (DOI)

 

Mayet Davenport, CRA
Sponsored Projects Accountant III

Email: mdavenp1@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2538

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘C’
Department of Labor (DOL) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘I’
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘K’
Department of State Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘N’
Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

 

Teresa Dotson, CRA
Sponsored Projects Accountant III

Email: tdotson2@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-8960

 

Geological Survey (USGS) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘A’
Department of Justice (DOJ) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘P’

 

Mike Hurd
Sponsored Projects Accountant II

Email: whurd@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2719

National Science Foundation (NSF) –

excluding CURENT

National Science Foundation (NSF) – CURENT and membership agreements
Reliability and Maintainability Center (RMC) Center for Materials Processing (CMP)
Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘X’ Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘Y’
Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘Z’

 

Victoria Sloan
Sponsored Projects Accountant I
Email: vsloan2@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-3002

Jet Propulsion Laboratory National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
UT-Battelle (Fixed Price) TN Department of Children Services
UT-Battelle (Cost Reimbursable) – R01-10-65-000 through R01-13-44-999 Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘G’

 

Sara Stewart
Sponsored Projects Accountant III

Email: sstewa10@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-7428

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘S’
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘T’

 

Teri Walker
Sponsored Projects Accountant I
Email: twalke50@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-0275

Department of Defense (DOD) – R01-00-00 through R01-13-34 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘M’
UT-Battelle (Cost Reimbursable) – R01-13-45-000 through R01-13-99-999

 

Angelique Watson
Sponsored Projects Accountant I
Email: awatso46@utk.edu
Phone: (865) 974-2558

Department of Education (DEG) Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘F’
UT-Battelle (Cost Reimbursable) –

R01-31-00-000 through R01-50-99-999

Sponsors beginning with the letter ‘Q’