Sponsored Accounting Staff


Responsible for the following activities once a project is funded by an extramural sponsor:

  • Establishment of sponsored accounts and budget load
  • Approval of re-budgeting and cost-transfer requests
  • Invoicing of sponsors (except for clinical trial and milestone based awards)/submission of cash drawdown for federal awards
  • Deposit of payments
  • Development and submission of Financial Status Reports to sponsors
  • Oversight of close-out activities, including establishment of residual accounts
  • Assisting departments with accounting issues
  • Provision of training to faculty and departmental administrative research staff
  • Development and negotiation of federal Facilities & Administrative Cost Rate Agreement
  • Oversight of effort reporting and cost-sharing activities
  • Oversight fiscal and administrative compliance issues relative to fiscal and administrative management of extramurally funded projects.

The Sponsored Accounting staff members and their assignment areas are shown below:

photo of JASON GUILBEAULT, CRA
JASON GUILBEAULT, CRA

Director, Post-Award Services
706-721-0007
jguilbeault@augusta.edu
  •  CBD Study
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LAURA SLIZEWSKI, BS

Manager, Federal Reporting and Special Projects 
 706-721-1469
lslizewski@augusta.edu
  • Development & Negotiation of the Facilities & Administrative Cost Rate
  • Training Programs Relative to Fiscal & Administrative Compliance
photo of CHEYANNA MITCHELL, MBA
CHEYANNA MITCHELL, MBA

Assistant Director of Post Award Services
 706-721-0008 
chemitchell@augusta.edu  
  • Cellular Biology and Anatomy
  • Effort
  • Pediatrics
  • Vascular Biology Center
photo of RHEA OBERMEYER, MBA
RHEA OBERMEYER, MBA

Accountant 4
706-721-2834
robermey@augusta.edu
  • College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine
  • Department of Medicine and Sickle Cell Center
  • Dean - MCG
  • CCR&R
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Science & Mathematics
  • Academic Affairs/Provost
  • Research Administration
  • President's Office & Other Miscellaneous
  • Academic Services
photo of ASHLEY WEHR, MBA
ASHLEY WEHR, MBA

 Accountant 3
 706-721-8239
 awehr@augusta.edu
  • Biochemistry
  • Cancer Center/Immunotherapy
  • College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Department of Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine and BBDI (IMMAG)
  • IPPH/CCR&R
  • Library
  • AHEC 
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BRITTANY TODD, MACC

Accountant 2 
706-721-0826
btodd@augusta.edu
  • Cost Share
  • Department of Population Health Science
  • Department of Population Health Science - GPI
  • OB/GYN
  • Oncology - Clinical Trials
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KEA THOMAS

Accountant 2
706-721-2517
kethomas1@augusta.edu
  • Anesthesiology
  • Auxiliary Services
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • College of Graduate Studies
  • College of Nursing
  • Family Medicine
  • Other Institutional Departments
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Radiology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Surgery Mix
  • UGA Partnership
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SUZETTE OTERO

Accountant 2
706-721-6483
suotero@augusta.edu
  • College of Dental Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Psychiatry
photo of KAREN GORDON
KAREN GORDON

Accounting Assistant 2
706-721-8225
kargordon@augusta.edu
  • Receive & Send Invoices to Departments / Accountants / AP; Maintain AP Log
  • Encumber Subawards