This unit is responsible for the overall administrative and fiscal management of all school funds and programs.

This unit also provides fiscal management services for the State Instruction, Research, and Extension appropriations as well as all programs and projects related to this funding, (e.g., special initiatives, startup packages, equipment grants). Federal appropriations for Hatch and Smith-Lever are fiscally managed and reported to CSREES by this unit.

This unit also provides fiscal management services for all school grants and contracts. The staff members of this unit are the official school representative on fiscal matters to the university's Division of Grant and Contract, Administrative Offices. This unit is also responsible for the fiscal management and integrity of all grant, auxiliary, and gift funds (restricted); income generating funds (designated); and endowment funds.


Name Title Phone
Main Number 848-932-3737
Rachele Sylvan Director 848-932-3792
Lucy Kwiecinski Associate Director 848-932-3791
Debbie Chung Sr. Accountant Supervisor 848-932-3784
Joanne Clarke Accounting Assistant 848-932-3786
Lisa Hoover Accounting Specialist 848-932-3783
Patty Davis Accounting Assistant 848-932-3781
Gail Devine Business Specialist 848-932-3688
Layla Horvath Business Assistant 848-932-3787
Matthew Hudson Accounting Specialist 848-932-3782
Nicole Spencer Accounting Specialist 848-932-3785
Zenash Tassew Sr. Accountant Supervisor 848-932-3780