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STAFF

Staff members in the Department of Geosciences support faculty and students.

We are fortunate to have a highly dedicated and hard working staff to help faculty and students with a wide range of task from administration to technical support.

Staff

Financial coordinator
Jennifer Billett
Financial Coordinator
503 Deike
(814) 863-0633
jlb1010@Psu.edu
Primary Responsibilities:
E-Forms for Research & General Funds
Wage Appointments
Bi-Weekly Wage Payroll
Travel Cash Advances
Reimburse Travel/Group Meals
P-Card Reconciliation
Plotter/Copier/Fax/Scanner billing
Administrative Support Coordinator IV
Stacie Hugney
Administrative Support Coordinator 4
506 Deike
(814) 865-4203
slg9@psu.edu
Primary Responsibilities:
Pre and post award management
Postdoctoral appointments
Faculty Activity Reports
Collaborate with Graduate Staff on Graduate Assistant Appointments
Update Researcher Listserv
Visa and international visitors
Administrative Assistant
Jo Ann Lehtihet
Administrative Assistant
503 Deike Bldg
(814) 867-4760
jxl902@psu.edu
Primary Responsibilities:
General office duties
Colloquium
Keys
Mail
Graduate program assistant.
Angela Packer
Graduate Program Assistant
507 Deike
(814) 865-7394
amp13@psu.edu
Primary Responsibilities:
Graduate Program Coordinator:
Admissions
Advise Graduate students on policies and procedures
Graduate Assistant & Fellowship appointments
Exam Processing (candidacy, comprehensive, final oral defense of thesis or dissertation)
Administrative Support Coordinator IV
Barbara Peragine
Administrative Support Coordinator 4
446 Deike
(814) 865-4185
bip1@psu.edu
Primary Responsibilities:
Administrative management of the AfricaArray Diversity Program
Academic Adviser
Nicole Stocks
Academic Advisor
542 Deike
(814) 865-7791
nms13@psu.edu
Primary Responsibilities:
Advising/FTCAP
Course Scheduling
Classroom/Final Exam/Priority Scheduling
Student Billing
SRTEs
Textbooks
Listservs
Special Program Support: Field Camp; Shake, Rattle & Rocks
Scholarships/Endowment Awarding
Recruitment: Fort Valley M-SEA Program & Spend a Summer Day
Administrative Support Coordinator V
Tina Vancas
Administrative Support Coordinator V
505 Deike
814-865-2622
tqs5@psu.edu
Primary Responsibilities:
Department Manager (all administrative and general related duties)
Supervise staff
Manage General, Gift and Endowment Funds, Salary Schedules, Supplemental Payments
Appointments not on research funds
Field Trips; Surcharge
Scholarships, NDA Contract, Sabbatical Leave applications, World Campus contracts
Strategic Planning
P&T, 5 yr Post review & Committees
CIC survey
Project Associate
Denny Walizer
Project Associate
227 Deike
(814) 863-2023
dpw3@psu.edu
Primary Responsibilities:
Manager / Supervisor of Research Laboratories (Biogeochemistry / Isotope labs / Mass Spectrometers)
Department Liaison for Buildings and Research Facilities
Facilities Coordinator (Oversee Department Renovations)
Department Safety Officer
Contact for Equipment Inventory