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Sponsored Programs Operations Compliance Committee

The Sponsored Programs Operations Compliance Committee supports operational aspects of compliance around sponsored projects at Vanderbilt University. The committee also clarifies university policies and discusses unique or complex cases as models to consider adapting processes. When such changes are needed, the committee adapts existing processes or creates new ones.

Committee Members

  • Padma Raghavan, vice provost for research, professor of computer science and computer engineering (committee chair)
  • Liane Moneta-Koehler, director of Research Development and Support in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (committee manager)
  • Dawn Turton, associate provost for academic academic planning and operations
  • Andrea George, director of the Sustainability and Environmental Management Office
  • Mark Wallace, dean of the Graduate School, or designated representative
  • Alan Bentley, assistant vice chancellor of the Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization, or designated representative
  • Michelle Wachter, proposals and awards manager in Sponsored Programs Administration
  • Masood Sidiqyar, VUIT director of Security Operations
  • Richard Chotard, associate general counsel
  • Douglas Schmidt, associate provost for research development and technologies
  • Douglas Horr, associate vice chancellor for internal audit