Department of Chemistry

Dalton Research Group

 

 

 

 

Wendy Star Smith

Wendy Star Smith

Department of Chemistry, NSF-STC MDITR/Dalton Research Group, University of Washington
Box 351700   206-616-5745
e-mail:  wkstar@u.washington.edu

Current position:  Administrator
Responsibilities:  act as a business manager, managing and coordinating administrative functions for Dalton directed programs, providing fiscal and accounting support for the Dalton Research.  Collaborate with the managing Director to manage HR issues, provide fiscal guidance, and support to several programs:  CMDITR, DARPA, NSF, AFOSR, NRO, and Lumera.  Analyze and develop budgets for grants, contracts, state funds, and gift funds; manage comprehensive fiscal record keeping systems; coordinate fiscal support functions such as payroll, travel reimbursement, purchasing, and responsibility for fiscal planning.

Education:
MBA – 2006 University of New Orleans
BA     – 1996 University of Washington – Business Administration

Employment
Sept 07 – Present       UW – Chemistry, Administrator
Aug 04 – Aug 07        Northwestern University, Preventive Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Research Administrator
Dec 02 – Jun 04         University of New Orleans, A/P, Vendor Coordinator/Asst Mgr
Mar 02 – Oct 02        UW – KUOW, Asst. Dir Finance & Admin
Apr 01 – Mar 02        UWMC – Operations Supervisor
Apr 00 – Apr 01        Oldani Group, Sr. Client Service Rep.
Apr 97 – Jan 00         Filterfresh, Branch Manager
May 80 – Apr 97       Accounting – full charge bookkeeping positions for private sector companies.

 
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