Ms. Alba manages the communication and marketing efforts for the UF Center for Latin American Studies.
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Jessica (Mrozinske) Baker
Ms. Baker is responsible for handling pre-award and post-award submissions and monitoring through the UFIRST system. She reconciles expenditures and provides monthly and/or regular financial updates. Ms. Baker also processes all security role requests for the Center for PeopleSoft. She also interacts with core offices, other departments, faculty, and staff when there are questions about Center funds or expenditures.
354 Grinter Hall
Monica Castillo Sifuentes
Fiscal Assistant I
Ms. Castillo is responsible for all general fiscal transactions at the UF Center for Latin American Studies, which includes purchasing transactions, purchasing card reconciliations, travel and expense reimbursements, and deposits.
304 Grinter Hall
Maira Gutierrez Rascon
Ms. Gutierrez coordinates the Center's conference, symposia, receptions, travel grants, and other events. She also assists with coordinating travel for Title VI and the Library Travel Grants, the affiliate faculty travel fund opportunity, the Center based Faculty Travel funds, and any grant or initial travel needs.
318 Grinter Hall
Kym (Dalton) Hodges
Administrative Assistant III
Ms. Hodges is Dr. Philip Williams’ Administrative Assistant. She manages all office details of the Center and assists Faculty, students, and guests with any needs that should arise.
319 Grinter Hall
Ms. Midget manages human resource and payroll functions. She also coordinates Effort Reports and Faculty Activity reports.
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Dr. Andrew Noss
Dr. Noss is the administrative coordinator for the Master of Sustainable Development Practice (MDP) Program and the Sustainable Development Practice (SDP) Certificate Program. He advises students on admissions, registration, funding, summer field practicum travel, and graduation procedures. He organizes MDP program activities including MDP committee meetings, Development Practitioner seminars, student presentations and workshops.
319 Grinter Hall
Ms. Sampaio coordinates the activities related to the Tropical Conservation and Development Program (TCD) and its related programs, such as management of TCD student and alumni databases; organization and support of all TCD events; planning and participation on task forces and committees; revision and maintenance of the TCD webpage; monitoring of the Ford Endowment expenditures; and production of reports. She is also responsible for the coordination of scholarship and other financial support competitions sponsored by TCD, the Amazon Conservation Leadership Initiative Program (ACLI) and LAS.
343 Grinter Hall