This employee directory includes phone numbers and e-mail addresses for all staff in the Office of Grants and Contracts.  Each department/school/college has been assigned a Grant Coordinator.

The Director of Grants and Contracts has been delegated authority to accept awards up to $1,000,000. 

The Associate Vice Chancellor of Financial Services, Sandi Culver, has no limitation in authority to accept awards. 

The Grants and Contracts office provides service from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM Alaska Standard Time (AST) Monday through Friday.  We are located in the Diplomacy Building Suite 101.  No parking passes are required at our building.


Contact Information

Sandi Culver
Associate Vice Chancellor
Financial Services


Heather Paulsen

  • Signature Authority to accept awards up to $1,000,000.00
  • Negotiates terms of awards for UAA
  • Post-Award authority on restricted fund issues


Christine Mojica
Senior Grant Coordinator


  • Alaska Center for Rural Health (ACRH)
  • Allied Health
  • Biomedical (WWAMI)
  • Center for Behavioral Health Research Service (CBHRS)
  • Center for Human Development (CHD)
  • College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
  • College of Social Welfare including the Family and Youth Services Training Academy (FYSTA)
  • Department of Health Sciences
  • Environmental Heath & Research Institute (ENRI)
  • Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies (ICHS)
  • Justice Center
  • Office of Health Programs Development
  • School of Nursing

Terry De Mesa
Grant Coordinator

  • Academic & Multicultural Students Services including TRIO
  • Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP)
  • Athletics
  • Center for Community Engagement & Learning (CCEL)
  • Chancellor's Office & International Affairs
  • College of Education
  • Community and Technical College - CTC
  • Consortium Library
  • Financial Aid Office
  • Honors College
  • Provost's Office/Office of Academic Affairs
  • School of Engineering
  • University Advancement/Development


David Morgan
Grant Coordinator

  • Alaska Natural Heritage Programs (AKNHP) Center for Economic Development (CED)
  • College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP)
  • Community Campuses including Kenai Peninsula College (KPC), Mat-Su College, Prince William Sound Community College (PWSCC), Kodiak College (KO)
  • Corporate Programs
  • Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Sylvia Luff
Fund Technician


  • Billing
  • Data Entry



Kelsie Lance 
Account Technician

  • Mail Receipt/Disbursal
  • AP, HRS, & Financial Aid Forms Processing
  • Front Desk Reception
  • Grant File Maintenance
  • Payment Application 

Grants & Contracts Fax
(907) 786-1791

Grants & Contracts E-mail



Office Location

The Grants & Contracts Office is open Monday through Friday to serve you, except on designated holidays.  We are staffed from 8AM until 5PM.

Phyiscal Address:

4500 Diplomacy Drive, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK 99508

Mailing Address:

PO Box 141628
Anchorage, AK 99514-1628