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 
  • Family Medicine
  • Effort
photo of LAURA SLIZEWSKI, BS
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  
  • Vascular Biology Center
  • Medicine and Sickle Cell
photo of Brittany Jones, MACC
Brittany Jones, MACC


Accountant 4
706-721-0826
bjones8@augusta.edu
  • Center for Biotechnology & Genomic Medicine
  • Anesthesiology 
  • Research Administration
  • President's Office & Other Misc.
  • VAMC Core Labs
  • Oncology-Clinical Trials
  • NCORP
photo of Kea Thomas
Kea Thomas


Accountant 3
706-721-2517
kethomas1@augusta.edu 
  • College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Department of Medicine
  • Dean-Medical College of Georgia
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • College of Seiences & Mathematics
  • Academic Affairs/Provost
  • Cyber
  • Academic Services
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Suzette Otero


Accountant 2
706-721-6483
suotero@augusta.edu 
  • College of Dental Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Ophthalmology
  • Department of Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine and BBDI (IMMAG)
photo of  Dominique Swingler 
 Dominique Swingler 


Accountant 2
706-721-0009
dswingle@augusta.edu  
  • College of Graduate Studies
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Physiology
  • Pediatrics
  • IPPH
  • CCR&R
  • Other Institutional Departments
photo of John Yi
John Yi


Accountant 2
706-721-2834
wyi@augusta.edu 
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • OB/GYN
  • Population Health Science
  • GPI
  • Cancer Center/Immunotherapy
photo of Jocelyn Rodriguez
Jocelyn Rodriguez


Accountant 1
706-721-8239
jocrodriguez@augusta.edu
  • College of Allied Health
  • Cellular Biology & Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Radiology
  • Surgery Mix
  • UGA Partnership
  • Library
  • AHEC
  • Auxiliary Services