About Our Staff
Staff and Contact Information
Sheryl is the director and editorial coordinator of the IRS unit. She has a PhD in Ecology and Evolution and is responsible for coordinating the activities of all team members – including faculty and staff – during proposal development. She edits technical writing or writing about specialized subjects and is able to critically review many scientific elements of the proposal.
Phone: (530) 754-7725
Rainbow is the principal editor with the IRS unit. She has a PhD in Nutritional Biology from UC Davis and specializes in environmental health. She is responsible for coordinating the editorial activities of the grant-writing team during proposal development, focusing on scientific writing and editing.
Phone: (530) 754-7788
Alyssa, the unit's financial analyst, is a Certified Research Administrator with 10 years of university budget experience, knowledge of the requirements of the Sponsored Programs Office and most sponsoring agencies, and a keen understanding of an investigator’s need for budget flexibility.
Phone: (530) 754-7827
Erin, senior editor with the IRS, is an expert in copy editing, language usage, and flow of logic. The aim of her work is to create consistency across all sections of the proposal, while allowing each author’s meaning to remain true.
Phone: (530) 754-7828
Kassie, the Limited Submissions Program Coordinator, diligently identifies funding opportunities for campus researchers and coordinates reviews of limited submission pre-proposals. She also provides guidance to researchers concerning finding research funding and collaborators.
Phone: (530) 754-7738