Administration Contact Information

JISAO
Box 355672
3737 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Office phone: (206) 685-6548
FAX: (206) 685-3397
Email: jisao@u.washington.edu

Executive Director

Thomas Ackerman, PhD

photo of Tom Ackerman, director JISAO

tpa2@u.washington.edu
(206) 221-2767
Wallace Hall, room 136
 

Deputy Director

Nicholas Bond, PhD

Nick Bond

nicholas.bond@noaa.gov
206-526-6459
PMEL Building 3, room 2074
  • JISAO senior scientist at NOAA (supervises all other senior scientists)
  • Washington State Climatologist
  • Education and Outreach expert
Assistant Director - Finance and Administration

Mary Smith

Photo of Mary Smith, Administrator and her dog

mchsmith@u.washington.edu
(206) 543-5216
Wallace Hall, room 132
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30 - 5:30
  • Manage the financial, administrative and education/outreach teams
  • Approvals for proposals, purchasing, travel, petty cash, etc.
  • Human resources contact (hiring, promotions, disciplinary issues, etc.)
  • Access to UW systems (ASTRA, etc.)
  • Annual report
  • Service awards
  • Diversity contact
  • General business systems and office management
  • Space allocation
  • Visa applications
  • NOAA CI national network contact
  • JISAO Council's ex-officio member
  • OARS
Finance Manager

Fred Averick

photo of Fred Averick, progarm operations specialist

faverick@u.washington.edu
(206) 616-6763
Wallace Hall, room 131
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:30 - 5:30
  • Pre-and post-award grant & contract administration
    • Grant proposal submissions
    • Funding agency guidelines contact
    • Budget projections
    • eGC1 creation
    • GCA, OSP and sponsor contact
    • Federal funding opportunities contact
    • Faculty Effort Certifications
    • Grant & Contract Certification Reports
  • Financial management
    • Budget/sub-budget set up (including transpasus)
    • Expense transfers
    • Financial policy contact
    • RCR allocations contact
    • Cost sharing contact
  • Facilites
    • CAAMS access
    • Building repair requests

Budget Analyst

Deborah Malarek

Deborah Malarek

dmalarek@u.washington.edu
(206) 221-4187
Wallace Hall, room 131A
Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30 - 5:30

  • Budget reconciliations
  • Budget spreadsheets
  • Expense reimbursements
  • Expense transfers
  • Federal reports
  • Grant proposals
  • Keys
  • Subcontracts
  • Writing/editing annual report
  • Safety officer
Administrative Specialist

Collen Marquist

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marquist@u.washington.edu
(206) 685-6548
Wallace Hall lobby
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00 - 4:30
  • Assistant to Tom Ackerman
  • Publications contact (JISAO contribution numbers and database)
  • Travel
  • Purchasing
  • Equipment inventory
  • Phones
  • Event planning
  • Visitor arrangements
  • Support for Post-doc search committees and JISAO Council
Payroll Coordinator

Merly Jones

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merlej@uw.edu
(206) 616-1407
Wallace Hall, room 133
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00 - 4:30
  • Payroll
  • ProCard and CTA reconciliations
  • Timesheets
  • Leave records
  • Grant and contract certification reports
Education/Outreach and Communications Specialist

Jed Thompson

Jed Thompson, Administrative, Outreach and Financial Support

jedthom@u.washington.edu
(206) 616-3845
Wallace Hall, room 137
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 - 6:00
  • Webmaster: provide web updates, new information/content and maintain some technical aspects of JISAO website
  • Graphic design
  • Internship program coordination
  • Initiate and manage educational and collaborative activities with UW, NOAA and community partners
  • Represent JISAO's outreach program at professional conferences
  • Media/press contact
  • Staff writer (web and hard copy materials)
  • Creator of Science in 180 video series
  • Serve on College of Environment Communications Committee
  • Connect with other professional communications networks, including NOAA's OAR Communications Office

Student Assistant

Angela Feng

afeng21@u.washington.edu
Wallace Hall lobby
  • Outreach assistance
  • Out-of-office calendar