Date:  May 24, 2021

•Dr. Shelley Metzenbaum

Topic: “Federal Grants Management: Improving Outcomes, Operational Quality, and Transparency”

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Date:  February 24, 2021

•Craig Fischer- US Dept of the Treasury
•Blanca Rodeiguez- US Dept of Education
•Lashon Henderson-Valencia College
•Eric Russell- NGMA
•Andrew Goldschmidt-NGMA

Topic: “2020 Grants Management Survey Results, Did COVID Impact Grants”

Date:  November 12, 2020

•Jasmine Faubert – MITRE Corporation
•Marla Ozarowski- MITRE Corporation
•Jason McGill- REI Systems

Topic: “How Blockchain can help Trace Grant Funding Flows & Results”

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Date:  February 27, 2020

•Sylvia Fisher- Health & Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration
•Cynthia Baugh- Health & Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration
•Heather Chase-Alexander- National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
•Tiffany Kesslar- National Grants Management Association

Topic: “Results of the 2019 Annual Grants Management Survey, including How Much do We Spend to Administer Grants”

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Date:  October 24, 2019

Speaker: Jenn Gustetic

Topic: “The Business Innovators as the Customer: Advancing NASA’s Mission through Small Business Grant and Technology Transfer Programs”

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Date: May 30th, 2019

Panel Discussion:

  • Lisa Maher, Director of Grants and Contracts, Children’s Aid Society of Alabama
  • Jessica Hoban, Chief of Policy and Communications, State of Nevada OCIO
  • Nancy Newton, Manager of Grants and Special Projects, WellSpan Philanthropy

Topic: “What is Grantee Burden and How to Reduce It”

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Date: March 21st, 2019

Speaker: Michelle Sager, Director of Strategic Issues, GAO

Topic: “Lessons from $600+ Billion in Annual Federal Outlays: Grants Management Challenges and Reforms”

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Date: February 26th, 2019


  • Jennifer Colton, Director, Maryland Governor’s Office of Grants
  • Stanley Gimont, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Grants Programs, HUD
  • Shelly Slebrch, National Grants Management Association
  • Ryan Smith, Dep’t of Commerce/EDA’s Research & Nat’l Techn. Assistance Coordinator

Topic: “Panel Discussion and Results of the 2018 Annual Grants Management Survey”

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Date: December 11th, 2018


  • Rhea Hubbard, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget
  • Jeannette M. Mandycz, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget

Topic: “Data Standards: A Foundation for Results-Oriented Accountability for Grants”

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Date: September 19th, 2018

Speaker: Carol Kraus, Director of the Grant Accountability and Transparency Unit, State of Illinois

Topic: “Illinois Centralized Grant Management – Successes and Lessons Learned”

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Date: May 10th, 2018

Speaker: Samuel Ashe, Director, Division of Grants Policy, Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration, NIH

Topic: “Current Issues at the NIH”

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Date: April 12th, 2018


  • Carson Middleton, Legislative Director for Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC)
  • Andrew Noh, Legislative Director for Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)

Topic: “The GREAT Act – Technology will Bring Grant Reporting into the 21st Century”

Date: January 24th, 2018


  • Andrea Brandon, HHS
  • Rhea Hubbard, OMB
  • Laurie Petrone, State of Rhode Island OMB
  • Shelly Slebrch, National Grants Management Association

Topic: Annual Grants Management Survey 2017: Results and Analysis

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Date: November 14th, 2017

Speaker: Michael Curtis, Executive Director, GrantSolutions, HHS

Topic: Partnering to Enhance Federal Grant Programs

Date: September 20th, 2017

Speaker: Daniel Hazlett, Financial Analyst, ezFedGrants, USDA

Topic: One Grant Solution: From Food Stamps to Forestry Research

Date: May 25th, 2017

Speaker: Jeff Johnson, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, HHS

Topic: Uniform Grants Guidance Two Years In: Apparent Trends, and HHS’ Successes

Date: February 22nd, 2017

Speaker: Stanley Gimont, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, HUD

Topic: Lessons and Successes at HUD: Supporting Grantees

Date: November 10th, 2016

Speaker: Kathy Newcomer and Katherine Dawes, GWU
Jeff Myers, REI Systems
Amy Haseltine, HHS
Dale Bell, NSF
Arlene Simpson Porter, NOAA

Topic: Grants Management Survey 2016 Results and Discussion

Date: September 7th, 2016

Speaker: Rhea Hubbard, Policy Analyst, OMB

Topic: Emerging Priorities in Federal Grants Management: Pages that Follow from the Uniform Guidance

Date: May 25th, 2016

Speaker: Dale Bell, Director, DIAS, NSF

Topic: National Science Foundation: Innovations in Award Oversight and Business Assistance

Date: March 24th, 2016

Speaker: Nalini Lamba-Nieves, Department of Education

Topic: Minority Strengthening Institutions and Evidence-Based Grants Management

Date: October 29th, 2015

Speaker: Amy Haseltine, Deputy Assistant Secretary, HHS OGAPA

Topic: It’s a New Day: Grants Reform and Data Transparency