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FDP Brochure 2012

FDP Brochure 2012


Electronic Research Administration Standing Committee

Charge I Initiatives I Documents I Committee Members

Charge of the Committee

  • Serve as umbrella entity to ERA related task groups
  • Furnish guidelines for ERA development
  • Provide faculty perspective regarding ERA initiatives
  • Establish and maintain relationship with other organizations’ ERA initiatives
  • Establish and maintain relationship with the effort and related research data standards work under P.L. 106-107
  • Coordinate presentations while
  • Maximizing standards of input by maintaining the notion of objectivity through an honest broker role (stepping outside university/federal position and using a holistic viewpoint).
  • Providing a bridging role to all other stakeholders (speak all languages to adjust communication gaps).


ERA Committee Goals and Objectives

Current Initiatives

Inactive/Completed Initiatives

Steering Committee Minutes


ERA Core Principles

E-Government Initiatives

Committee Members

Committee Mailing List - FDP-ERA-L@LSW.NAS.EDU



Mark Sweet (Co-chair)

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Jason Hitchcock (Co-Chair)


Simone AlpenHarvard University

Megan Columbus


Sheri CumminsNational Institutes of Health

Tammy Custer

Cornell University

Adrienne Deitemeyer

National Science Foundation

Stephen Dowdy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thomas Drinane

Dartmouth College

Scarlett Gibbs

National Institutes of Health

Kellie Guentert

Oregon Health & Sciences University

Debbie Nixon

Duke University

Rebecca PuigUniversity of South Florida

Lori Ann M. Schultz

University of Arizona

Courtney SwaneyUniversity of Texas, Austin

Ron Splittgerber

Colorado State

Don Turner

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Priya JayaramanNational Science Foundation
Bronda HarrisonEnvironmental Protection Agency
Andrew GrayUniversity of Alaska
Carolyn PappasUniversity of Michigan
Jesse FlouraNational Institutes of Health
Ex Officio 
David Robinson (Faculty Liaison)Oregon Health & Sciences University
Max Bernstein (NASA Liaison)NASA