ERB Director & Staff

Dr. Juanita Hannan

Dr. Juanita M. Hannan, Director
Juanita M. Hannan, PhD, directs the Education Research and Budgeting Office. She is responsible to the Dean of the College of Education for accurate accounting and reporting with regard to externally funded projects. She manages the work of ERB staff and serves as liaison and central contact for other offices on campus and, as needed, for funding agencies. Dr. Hannan works closely with the Associate Dean for Research to support greater involvement in research across the College and facilitates those proposals that have an international dimension.

Dawn Gonzales, Senior Accountant

Dawn Gonzales (480x480)

Dawn Gonzales, MBA

Dawn Gonzales works closely with PIs and project staff in all departments other than Curriculum and Instruction in adhering to RFP requirements for proposals, creating budgets, and uploading proposals. She prepares necessary internal documentation for submission to central offices for proposals and funded awards. She reviews and approves financial transactions related to awarded grants and contracts, unrestricted funds, outreach programs, and legislative funding, and performs monthly reconciliations. She also advises PIs on OMB Circular regulations and NMSU policies and procedures regarding sponsored projects and is responsible for the allocation of IDC funds within the College.

Veronica Bulla, Audit Budget Tech.
Veronica Bulla provides support to the ERB accounting team. She reviews all financial transactions involving sponsored projects and works with college department and project staff and project PIs to verify the appropriateness of personnel and financial activities and CAS revisions, She also assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures related to accounting. She prepares monthly telephone billings and monthly status reports on closed accounts, the Procurement Card, and CAS clearing accounts; and distributes quarterly IDC Allocations.