Meet the Staff

With over 35 years of combined experience in proposal development, grants management and accounting, the SPA staff is dedicated to assisting faculty and staff through all stages of program sponsorship, from searching out funding sources to tracking program expenses for secured grant projects.

Mary Pat Wohlford, Director
515-271-3788

Overall Admin & Oversight:

  • Contract negotiations
  • Prep, review & approval of applications
  • Grant contracts & agreements
  • Project extensions
  • Programmatic changes
  • Budget modifications
  • Policy development
 

Tracy BainterSenior Grants Specialist 
515-271-2850

Grant Preparation and Submission:

  • Proposals
  • Tracking and Research
  • Preparation and Review of Materials
  • Grant contracts & agreements
  • Project extensions
  • Programmatic changes
 

Kristine Plagman, Grants Accountant
515-271-3169

Grant Management for:

  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Law School
  • Cowles Library
  • College of Business & Public Administration
  • School of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • School of Education
  • College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
  • Legal Clinic

Sponsored Programs
Administration (SPA)

324 Old Main
2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Fax: 515-271-4067
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