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Administration

William N. Cheesborough, Director of Finance & Administration
Phone: 706-542-2373
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: wnc@uga.edu

Sadie Brown, Director of Fiscal Affairs
Phone: 706-542-9000
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: sadie@uga.edu

 

Reychel Garren , Administrative Specialist I
Phone: 706-542-2373
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: agbusoff@uga.edu
Specialties:
Primary custodian for routing position-related request forms (Request to Fill, Request to Hire for all faculty, Request for Salary Action, and Request to Create a New Position) and for a variety of basic contracts ( i.e. MOU, CIIDS Agreements, FYOS Request for Compensation, and CAED Contracts). Provide daily oversight in DocuSign, FacultyJobs, and iPAWS. Serve as HR point-of-contact, conduct annual inventory check, and provide administrative support for the Ag. Business Office.

Cameron Milligan , Administrative Associate II
Phone: 706-542-2373
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: caesohr@uga.edu
Specialties: Filing system updates and maintenance; faculty contracts, letters of intent, county contracts; CAES business office website updates and maintenance; routing and tracking of CAES hiring and compensation documents; office purchasing

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Contract and Grants

Debra Rucker, Director CAES C&G
Phone: 706-542-9001
Fax: 706-583-0301
Email: drucker@uga.edu
Specialties: Management of CAES Contracts & Grants office to include proposals and awards for instruction, research, and extension; supervision of CAES Contracts & Grants personnel

Michelle Baker, Grants Coordinator II
Phone: 706-542-0829
Fax: 706-583-0301
Email: rbaker@uga.edu
Specialties:
Review proposals, process award pendings, process MOAs, process county contracts

Lakesha Clark, Senior Accountant
Phone: 706-542-0823
Fax: 706-583-0301
Email: lnclark@uga.edu
Specialties: Gift checks, account addition/change forms, administrative action request forms (C&G section), RSA reports, account ending notifications, residual balance forms, electronic budget amendments (gift checks, residual, royalty, internal), Grants (REEport)

Jennifer Oates , Grants Coordinator II
Phone: 706-542-0824
Fax: 706-583-0301
Email: joates@uga.edu
Specialties: Process no cost extensions, sub-award payments, PI change requests, overpayment refund checks; approve foreign travel & budget amendments; route C&G invoices & reports to departments; back-up proposal review

Rachel Baker , Grants Coordinator II
Phone: 706-542-2950
Fax: 706-542-1119
Email: grantscoordinator@uga.edu
Specialties: Proposal preparation, eResearch and online submission site assistance, proposal review and submission

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Employee Services

Lee Motsinger , Human Resources Director
Phone:
706-542-8575
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: lmotsing@uga.edu
Specialties: Support for managers, supervisors, faculty, and employees in all areas of employee relations, performance management, UGA HR policies and practices, FMLA and general benefits information. Training and development for supervisory skills and People Skills effective communication program.

Jane Bridges, Employee and Management Services
Phone: 706-542-9002
Fax: 706-542-8401
Email: bridgesj@uga.edu
Specialties: Assistance with Teacher’s Retirement, Federal Retirement, health & life insurance counseling for employees & retirees

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Finance & Administrative Support Team (FAST)

Steve Gibson, Business Affairs Manager
Phone: 706-542-1147
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: sgibson@uga.edu
Specialties: OneSource Change Management Team, ACA and FLSA assistance, Supports CAES Units with the UGA Employment Life Cycle (including Search Committees, Recruitment, Background Investigations, Retention, Reclassifications, and Policy Advice), HR & Finance Bridge Building, Equal Opportunity/Civil Rights, and serve as UGA Staff Ombudsperson

Kathleen (KAT) Mitchell, Associate Accountant
Phone: 706-542-8999
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: kphipps@uga.edu
Specialties: Travel authorities, check requests, KRONOS, leave, foundation, UGAMart

Tim Gray, Fiscal Compliance Coordinator
Phone: 706-542-1861
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: tgray88@uga.edu
Specialties: QuickBooks online consulting, Extension fiscal policy analysis, internal controls, internal auditing, training and development

Rod Hill , Administrative Assistant II
Phone: 706-542-0831
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: rah@uga.edu
Specialties: Clerical support and volunteer background investigations

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Accountability

Sunshine Jordan, Accountability & Operations Analyst
Phone: 706-542-8837
Fax: 706-583-0183
Email: suni@uga.edu
Specialties: CAES accountability; UGA Elements faculty activity reporting; federal,state, university, and other plans of work and accountability reports; operations analysis and efficiency guidance; project management; liaison with IT for business solutions; general reporting and data management; Hatch projects(REEport)

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Budget Execution Support Team (BEST)

Lindsey Barner, Senior Budget Analyst
Phone: 706-542-9007
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: ldsmith@uga.edu
Specialties: Extension personal services budget, budget development, federal reports, process personnel, budget amendments for Extension.

Alec Shepherd, CAES Business Analyst
Phone: 706-542-9005
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: amshep@uga.edu
Specialties: Provide comprehensive reporting in all major functions of CAES to facilitate informed decisions. Create customized reports to fulfill the needs of higher administration. Aid in the development of fiscal year budgets. Create and maintain human resources reports, including retired employees. Account reconciliation for departments within the college.

Lucy Crowe , Accountant
Phone: 706-542-8998
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: lucys715@uga.edu
Specialties: Instruction and Research personnels for academic, monthly and salary, budget amendments and budget updates; JVs

Karen Kelley, Accountant
Phone: 706-542-0822
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: kimcalli@uga.edu
Specialties: Instruction and Research personnel for hourly and graduate students; hourly hold list, budget amendments and budget updates; process all retire-rehire employees. Extension non-personal services budget, cash receipts, JVs, intra-university charges, lottery purchases, County extension TRS billing and reporting /federal life insurance and retirement reporting / and Thrift savings plan

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Hoke Smith Business Support Team

Jill Morris, Business Manager I
Phone: 706-542-8946
Fax: 706-542-0944
Email: jrmorris@uga.edu
Specialties: Budget, payroll, administrative support for OCCS and OIT

Angela Peloquin, Administrative Associate II
Phone: 706-542-2956
Fax: 705-542-0944
Email: apeloqu1@uga.edu
Specialties: Provide administrative support for OCCS and OIT departments; Manage the Extension MarketPlace and process the orders as they come in; fill Extension orders; Key information into Pubdata and run reports. Help the Business Support team with daily operations which include, E-Travel, E-Checks, E-Tickets, E-Leave and UGAMART. Provide backup for Tommy in Mailroom. Main person to contact to check out DP passes and equipment.

Teresa Edwards, Accountant
Phone: 706-542-1209
Email: tgedward@uga.edu
Specialties: Support CAES OCCS and OIT departments (Purchase orders, check requests, intra-university charges, invoicing, deposits, JVs, KRONOS, equipment inventory, for sale Publications, marketing orders)

Angela Anderson, Business Manager I
Phone: 706-542-9789
Fax: 706-542-2378
Email: ama@uga.edu
Specialties: Assists Carla Wood, Director of Signature Events, with the day to day planning of CAES events. Also part of the Hoke Smith Building Team Support Group which include, but not limited to the daily operations of handling business related items for the departments located within the Hoke Smith Building (travel, deposits, paying bills, WebDFS reconciliation, mailings, etc.)

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Facilities Support

Doug Bond, Facilities Manager II
Phone: 706-542-1209 ext. 706-583-0239
Fax: 706-542-2135
Email: db1@uga.edu
Specialties: Penalty mail officer, mail room, surplus property, grounds, custodial, maintenance

Teresa Edwards, Accountant
Phone: 706-542-1209
Email: tgedward@uga.edu
Specialties: Support CAES Physical Plant (Purchase orders, check requests, intra-university charges, invoicing, deposits, JVs, Physical Plant timecards, KRONOS, equipment inventory, maintenance work orders, for sale Publications, marketing orders, CAES mailroom)

Carla Barnett, Mail Clerk
Phone: 706-542-8844
Email: shavay@uga.edu
Specialties: Route mail flow of CAES mailroom

Andrew Cannon, Utility Worker II
Phone: 706-542-9636
Specialties: Equipment and facilities maintenance of Soil Test Lab

Dewitt Escoe, Utility Worker II
Phone: 706-542-8844
Email: DeWitt@uga.edu
Specialties: Equipment and facilities maintenance of Hoke Smith Annex; mail delivery

Ronnie Epps, Grounds Keeper I
Phone: 706-542-1209
Email: rnepps@uga.edu
Specialties: Grounds maintenance; equipment transportation assistance

Doug Foster, Utility Worker II
Phone: 706-542-1209
Email: dougf@uga.edu
Specialties: Equipment and facilities maintenance; mail delivery

Vacant, Utility Worker II
Phone: 706-542-1209
Specialties: Equipment and Facilities maintenance of Hoke Smith Building

James Linn III, Grounds Keeper II
Phone: 706-542-1209
Specialties: Grounds maintenance; equipment transportation assistance

Tony Linston, Utility Worker II
Phone: 706-542-1209
Specialties: Equipment and facilities maintenance of Hoke Smith Annex

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