Members of the DORED staff on Aggies Go Red for Women's Health Day 2014.

Staff directory and contact information

  • Pictured above: Members of the DORED staff on Aggies Go Red for Women's Health Day 2014.
  • Information on specific N.C. A&T researchers can be found in the REACH NC database. The initial phase of the database includes researchers in the College of Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, and School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.  Other academic units will be added.



Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development

  • General DORED office number: 336 334-7995
  • Barry L. Burks, Ph.D.
    Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development
    Email, 336 334-7314, Fort IRC Room 428
  • Sanjiv Sarin, Ph.D.
    Vice Provost for Research, Graduate Programs and Extended Learning,
    and Dean of The Graduate School
    Email, 336 285-2366, Gibbs Hall, Room 120
  • Bernetta Hill
    Executive Assistant
    Email, 336 285-3171, Fort IRC Suite 416
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Office of Contract and Grants

  • Natalie T. Teagle, B.S., B.A., C.R.A.
    Director of Contract and Grants
    Email, 336 285-3199, Fort IRC Room 319
  • James Watlington, M.B.A.
    Assistant Director
    Email, 336 285-3013, Fort IRC, Room 315
  • Weber D. Byers, B.S.
    Grant Accountant
    Email, 336 285-3178, Fort IRC, Room 311
  • Diane Davis, M.B.A., C.P.A.
    Grant Accountant
    Email, 336 285-3015, Fort IRC, Room 311
  • Amanda Marsh, B.S.
    Grant Accountant
    Email, 336 285-3011, Fort IRC, Room 313
  • Seham Mesfin, B.S.
    Grant Accountant
    Email, 336 285-3014, Fort IRC, Room 311
  • Ann Surgeon
    Accounting Technician
    Email, 336 285-3020, Fort IRC, Room 313
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Financial Compliance

  • Lavonne Matthews, B.A.
    Director of Financial Compliance
    Email, 336 334-7683, 336 285-3012, Fort IRC, Room 332
  • Chris Ballard, B.S.
    Business Services Coordinator
    Email, 336 285-3019, Fort IRC, Room 313
  • Erica Knight, M.S.
    Business Systems Analyst
    Email, 336 285-3185, Fort IRC, Room 313
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Outreach and Economic Development

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Research Administration

  • Mitzi D. Bond, Ed.D.
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration
    Email, 336 285-3172, Fort IRC Room 425
  • Christopher M. Couch, M.S.
    Research Operations Manager
    Email, 336 285-3190, Fort IRC Room 342
  • Liwen Han, M.S.
    Technology Support Analyst
    Email, 336 285-3191, Fort IRC Room 435
  • Brenda Jefferson, B.S.
    Business Manager
    Email, 336 285-3174, Fort IRC Room 430
  • Lando Ray Little, Jr., B.A.
    Undergraduate Research Program Coordinator
    Email, 336 285-3266, Fort IRC Room 228
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Research Communications

  • David R. Arneke, B.A.
    Director of Research Communications
    Email, 336 285-3182, Fort IRC Room 417
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Research Compliance and Ethics

  • Donna H. Eaton, R.N., M.S.N., M.H.A.
    Director of Research Compliance & Ethics
    Research Integrity Officer
    Conflicts of interest, export controls, research misconduct, responsible conduct of research
    Email, 336 285-3183, Fort IRC Room 432
  • Cat Collins, B.A.
    Compliance Officer
    Institutional Review Board
    Email, 336 285-2961, Fort IRC Room 420
  • Tonya R. Hargett, Ph.D., L.A.T.G.
    Compliance Officer
    Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Institutional Biosafety Committee, Radiation Safety Committee
    Email, 336 285-3184, Fort IRC Room 422
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Research Services and Project Management

  • Saundra Y. Evans, M.B.A.
    Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Services and Project Management
    Email, 336 285-3198, Fort IRC Room 305
  • Bernice Bennett
    Research Assistant
    Email, 336 285-3173, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Tonjia May, M.A.
    Budget Manager
    Email, 336 285-3201, Fort IRC Room 310
  • Meriel Parker, M.S.
    Director of Life Sciences Research
    Email, 336 285-3202, Fort IRC, Room 312
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Sponsored Programs

  • Frances B. Lackey, B.A., M.C.
    Director of Sponsored Programs
    Email, 336 285-3192, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Bertha McLendon, B.A.
    Assistant Director
    Email, 336 285-3195, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Gerard Clements, B.A.
    Grant Administrator
    Email, 336 285-3196, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Cathy J. Johnson, M.S.
    Grant Administrator
    Email, 336 285-3194, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Naomi Poteat, A.A.S.
    Grant Administrator
    Email, 336 285-3193, Fort IRC Suite 405
  • Cindia Hairston
    Budget Analyst
    Email, 336 285-3200, Fort IRC Room 310
  • Lakeisha Tillman
    Temporary Grant Administrator
    Email, 336 285-3176, Fort IRC Room 405
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Technology Transfer

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Undergraduate Research

  • Tonya R. Hargett, Ph.D., L.A.T.G.
    Acting Director
    336 285-3184, Fort IRC Room 422
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Fax numbers

  • All offices except Contracts and Grants: 336 256-2240
  • Contracts and Grants only: 336 256-0169
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Mailing Address

  • Division of Research and Economic Development
    Fort Interdisciplinary Research Center
    North Carolina A&T State University
    1601 East Market Street
    Greensboro, NC 27411
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