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CFAES – Sponsored Program Officer (SPO) Update

The Office of Sponsored Programs that provides services for CFAES, is now fully staffed. You will notice the update when viewing your projects in the PI Portal. The sponsored program officers (SPOs) assigned to Extension are Bojan Brkljacic ( for Extension counties and Gretchen Turner ( for all other Extension cost centers. As a reminder, when reaching out to your Sponsored Program Officer (SPO), be sure to include in the subject line the award, grant or epa-005 number.

The Office for Research & Graduate Education, CFAES Grant Development Support Unit (GDSU), is available to support investigators in the development of their external research and Extension proposals. If you would like to meet with one of our grant specialists to discuss your proposal development needs, please fill out the Request Services form. You can also visit the GDSU website at for other grant-related information.