Staff Directory

DeLaine Samples 

Director, Grants & Contracts Office
(478) 301-2627

samples_dw@mercer.edu 

Responsible for coordinating functions of the office to include all pre-award and post-award activities. Additionally acting as a liaison between research faculty, compliance offices, Deans, and agencies.  Also responsible for managing budgets, reviewing charges, invoicing, and preparing financial reports.

Carla T. Asbell

Grants Accountant
(478) 301-2811
asbell_ct@mercer.edu  

Reviews proposal budgets for allowable monies and accuracy.  Responsible for managing post-award financial aspects of grants/contracts such as monitoring budgets, reviewing charges, calculating indirect costs, invoicing, and preparing financial reports.

Chiquita Baldwin

Grants Accountant
(478) 301-2328
baldwin_c@mercer.edu  

Reviews proposal budgets for allowable monies and accuracy.  Responsible for managing post-award financial aspects of grants/contracts such as monitoring budgets, reviewing charges, calculating indirect costs, invoicing, and preparing financial reports.

Susan Knight

Grants and Contracts Specialist
(478) 301-2801
knight_se@mercer.edu

Responsible for pre-award activities to assist faculty and staff with research and funding opportunities. Also maintains and provides training and access to electronic systems, prepares our newsletter and reports, and serves as liaison for Grants & Contracts along with Compliance.