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Postal address:

International Ocean Discovery Program
Texas A&M University
1000 Discovery Drive
College Station TX 77845-9547
USA

Fax:

Director’s Office: (979) 845-1026
Human Resources: (979) 845-1026
Gulf Coast Repository: (979) 845-1303
Mitch Malone Director, JRSO Jim Rosser Katerina Petronotis Manager of Science Operations Christina Peery Human Resources Generalist Michelle Penkrot Curator Chad Broyles Superintendent of GCR Vacant XRF Lab Manager Carel Lewis Curatorial Specialist I Brittany Martinez Curatorial Specialist II James Kowalski Curatorial Specialist II IODP: Director’s Office Organization Chart IODP Titles • FY23 Updated 28 October 2022 Gary Acton Manager of Technical & Analytical Services Assistant Director, JRSO, and Director for Information Technology Mia Conrad Administrative Coordinator Vacant Human Resources Generalist Lorri Peters Manager of Publication Services Kay Huff Human Resources Generalist Marcia Walker Sponsored Research Services/IODP General Manager, Leads and manages JRSO. Establishes/implements program goals and priorities and provides administrative oversight. Mitch Malone Director, JRSO Oversees JRSO contractual and administrative functions: travel, payroll, accounts payable, purchasing, property, import/export control, budgeting, financial accounting and reporting, internal and external audits, and event coordination. Marcia Walker Sponsored Research Services/IODP General Manager, Leads and manages information technology activities: computer applications, development and integration, database management, analytical systems, portfolio of technology services in support of research, shipboard operations, and science data acquisition systems. Jim Rosser Director for Information Technology Leads and manages tools and analytical services activities: support of ship and shore laboratories. Gary Acton Manager of Technical & Analytical Services Assistant Director, JRSO, and Leads and manages science operations: expedition planning, implementation and postcruise assessment; science support; operational and logistical support; expedition scheduling; clearance and safety reviews. Manager of Science Operations Katerina Petronotis Leads and manages publication services activities: production and dissemination of IODP scientific publications and JRSO reports; editing, graphics, and production support to JRSO departments. Lorri Peters Manager of Publication Services Provides employee services to JRSO: administers the employment process; physical exam process; leave policies/procedures; and HR database. Christina Peery Human Resources Generalist Completes onboarding payroll processes for JRSO/TAMU employees; processes monthly TAMU payroll, bi-weekly payroll, monthly sea pay, and payment of holiday compensatory time; prepares monthly departmental payroll cost projections; coordinates with managers to formulate annual program plan budgets; acts as time and effort administrator. Kay Huff Human Resources Generalist Provides all Human Resource services to JRSO: benefits; compensation; employee relations; employee training and development; worker's compensation; employment; performance management; and records. Vacant Human Resources Generalist Supervises all use, preservation, and promotion of (a) core and materials stored at the JRSO-GCR, (b) collected by JRSO Curatorial staff; and works with the curatorial staff of the Bremen and Kochi Repositories to ensure proper policy and procedures for JR core and materials. Michelle Penkrot Curator Supervises the GCR facility and core collection, Curatorial Specialists, and student workers. Chad Broyles Superintendent of GCR Serve as shipboard and shorebased curatorial specialist, responsible for shipboard core handling and sampling, as well as GCR legacy sampling, sample parties, visits, educational tours, and special curation-based projects. Brittany Martinez Curatorial Specialist II Serve as shipboard and shorebased curatorial specialist, responsible for shipboard core handling and sampling, as well as GCR legacy sampling, sample parties, visits, educational tours, and special curation-based projects. James Kowalski Curatorial Specialist II Serve as shipboard and shorebased curatorial specialist, responsible for shipboard core handling and sampling, as well as GCR legacy sampling, sample parties, visits, educational tours, and special curation-based projects. Carel Lewis Curatorial Specialist I Supports XRF and geochemistry lab facilities in Curation, oversees core scanning facility, acts as primary customer contact, trains new users, supervises daily lab activities, keeps all instruments in good working order, ensures facility complies with all relevant safety procedures and applicable regulations. Vacant XRF Lab Manager Provides direct administrative support to the Director, greets the public, answers telephone, provides information for building, provides HR support to JRSO employees. Mia Conrad Administrative Coordinator
Director’s Office
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Malone, Mitch

Director, JRSO
malone@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-4800
Research & publications
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Acton, Gary

Assistant Director, JRSO, and
Manager of Technical & Analytical Services
acton@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-5740
Research & publications
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Conrad, Mia

Administrative Coordinator
conrad@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-2673

Human Resources
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Peery, Christina

Human Resources Generalist
peery@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-2583
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Huff, Kay

Human Resources Generalist
khuff@tamu.edu
(979) 845-8747

Curation
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Penkrot, Michelle

Curator, Gulf Coast Repository
penkrot@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-5056
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Broyles, Chad

Superintendent, Gulf Coast Repository
broyles@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-8490
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Martinez, Brittany

Curatorial Specialist II
martinez@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-0507
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Lewis, Carel

Curatorial Specialist I
lewis@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 458-1155
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Kowalski, James

Curatorial Specialist I
kowalski@iodp.tamu.edu