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Donald Miller
Donald Miller
Director of Grants Financial Management
demiller@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-6752

Don oversees the financial and reporting activities, including accounts receivable and collections issues, of the grants management function for projects administered through the RF. He is responsible for the income fund reimbursable process from the RF to the state. Don works with faculty on extra service matters and is responsible for the award closeout process. He works closely with Sponsored Programs on areas that affect the fiscal administration of projects, including cost share. In the absence of the associate vice president, Miller serves as senior administrator for Sponsored Funds.

Michael Walsh
Michael Walsh
Director of Accounts Payable and Purchasing Office
walshm@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-6752

Mike manages the accounts payable, purchasing and travel functions for the RF. This includes ensuring all purchases and payments comply with federal, state, university and government regulations, policies and procedures. He is responsible for the procurement of goods and services, the approval of project expenditures, the monitoring of sponsored programs subrecipient payment activity, and the execution of independent contractor agreements. He oversees the procurement card program and assists in the administration of the campus property control system.

Geri Ashley
Geri Ashley
Sponsored Programs Associate
gashley@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-6752

Geri oversees cash management, property control and equipment insurance. She assists with and reviews account establishment and maintenance, completes financial reporting as requested by departments and works with a billing representative to resolve Oracle billing problems and award closeouts. Ashley also has responsibility for general office correspondence and duties.

  
Marianne Cannon
Marianne Cannon
Accounts Payable/Purchasing Clerical Specialist I
Sponsored Funds Administration
macannon@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-6752

Works closely with the Purchase Associate who facilitates daily AP/PO transactional operations, the Clerk II is responsible for providing support to all aspects of accounts payable, purchasing and travel. This includes processing and monitoring payments, check issuance and remittance and records management. Marianne specializes in setting up direct deposits, tuition payment proecessing and BOA P-Card reconciliations.

Linda Fox
Linda Fox
Administrative Assistant
lfox@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-6136

Linda provides administrative and office management support to the Office of Sponsored Funds, focusing primarily on grants management, purchasing, accounts payable, and billings and receivables. As the first contact person with the office, Linda greets visitors, answers phones, responds to routine questions, schedule meetings and maintains staff calendars. She maintains the listing of principal investigators’ awards and projects. She also reviews accounts payable documents to ensure funding is available prior to payment.

Chris Karl
Chris Karl
Purchasing Associate, Purchasing, Accounts Payable and Travel
ckarl@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-6752

Accountable for purchasing, accounts payable and travel fiscal integrity, Chris will focus on maintaining and improving functional activity that support sponsored and non-sponsored grants and contracts and insure timely processing and response to questions in purchasing and accounts payable. Chris is also the focal point for creation of purchase orders and subrecipient payments.

Kelly Luce
Kelly Luce
Accounts Payable/Clerk II
Sponsored Funds Administration
kluce@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-6102

Kelly handles the RF accounts payable email, printing invoices as needed and following up on requests from vendors and customers. She processes payments following approvals. Kelly is the focal point for EPO payments and monitoring of the RFBUAP email account. 

  
Alex Stebbins
Alexanderia Stebbins
Grants Management Assistant
Sponsored Funds Administration
stebbins@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-4267

Alex is responsible for award establishment and maintenance, processing of income fund reimbursable payments from the RF to the state and effort reporting. Alex is also the primary support person to ensure sponsored required cost sharing is monitored and properly documented. Alex will provide post-award financial analysis and support for externally supported awards received by the Research Foundation for SUNY. Alex also serves as the primary data security administrator.

Tyler Whiting
Tyler Whiting
Accounts Payable Clerk II
Sponsored Funds Administration
twhiting@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-6752
Works closely with the Purchase Associate who facilitates daily AP/PO transactional operations, the Clerk II is responsible for providing support to all aspects of accounts payable, purchasing and travel. This includes processing and monitoring payments, check issuance and remittance and records management. Tyler specializes in the travel and startup areas.
  
Sherline Williams
Sherline Williams
Grants Management Assistant, Financial Reporting
Office of Sponsored Funds
sherwill@binghamton.edu
(607) 777-6136

Sherline has overall responsibility for analyzing sponsored program accounts to determine financial status and take necessary action to file required reports and resolve issues regarding billings, financial reporting, account closeout and collections. Sherline assists with application and monitoring of cash receipts to sponsored programs in a timely manner. She supports the monitoring and reporting of sponsor required cost sharing. Sherline also serves as the primary support for the Research Foundation internal control officer.

Last Updated: 6/30/22