JIMAR Administration is comprised of the JIMAR Director, as well as management and administrative support staff. JIMAR Administration provides administrative services in the areas of project/grants administration, personnel, procurement, travel, and property management. JIMAR Administration is also responsible for ensuring compliance with institutional policies and procedures, as well as award terms and conditions.
|Name||Email Address||Office||Phone No.|
|Dr. Mark A. Merrifieldfirstname.lastname@example.org||MSB 307C||956-6161|
|Dr. Jeffrey Hareemail@example.com||IRC||725-5332|
|Deputy Director for PIFSC Projects|
Overall matters related to the management of JIMAR projects and employees at PIFSC.
|Kevin Higakifirstname.lastname@example.org||MSB 209||956-7729|
|Assistant Director for Administration
Overall Program management, Administrative services and operational matters, Funding agency relations, Program-level policy, Non-standard requests/policy interpretation for personnel matters, Procurement, Direct payments/cash reimbursements, Procurement cards, Employee performance issues.
|Blanche Kaiuraemail@example.com||MSB 312||956-4100|
|Senior Program/Administrative Services Manager|
Travel advances (approval), Proposals, Advance account requests, Subcontracts, Services contracts, Post-award actions/reporting, Vessel charters, Insurance matters, Non-standard requests/policy interpretation for travel and non-employee reimbursements (including visiting scientists).
|Purchasing, Payments, Reimbursements, Travel, Mileage reimbursements for JIMAR projects and employees at PIFSC (CRED and EOD)|
|Michelle Hanfirstname.lastname@example.org||MSB 316||956-4705|
|Payroll/Timesheets, Leave balances (vacation, sick, ATS), Accident reporting/Workers compensation, UH graduate assistants, Student employment.|
|Dodie Lauemail@example.com||MSB 313
|Support to Deputy Director, Meeting/conference coordination, UH IACUC and IRB/CHS matters, JIMAR website, Non-Employee visiting scientist arrangements for PIFSC projects, Fedex shipments, and Special projects.|
|Betsey Oberackerfirstname.lastname@example.org||MSB 312||956-8084|
|Purchasing, Payments, Reimbursements, Travel, Mileage reimbursements, and Visiting scientist arrangements for Manoa and other off-campus (non-PIFSC) JIMAR projects and employees. PO distribution to vendors, Check distribution, Accounts payable, and Vendor payments.|
|Marcia Oshiroemail@example.com||MSB 312||956-2899|
|Account balances, Advance and new account set-ups, Proposal preparation assistance, Subcontract and services contract preparation assistance, Subcontract/services contract payments.|
|Marie Shimomurafirstname.lastname@example.org||MSB 312||956-4108|
|Budget status reports, Account balances, Expenditure projections, JIMAR-wide project equipment inventory and property management.|
|Christina Ruiwei Situemail@example.com||IRC||725-5435|
|Purchasing, Payments, Reimbursements, Travel, Mileage reimbursements for JIMAR projects and employees at PIFSC (All divisions except for CRED and EOD).|
|Nicole Wakazuru-Yozafirstname.lastname@example.org||MSB 316||956-9465|
|Recruitments, Selections, Position descriptions, Reclassifications, Temporary hires, Accident reporting/Workers compensation, Annual performance evaluations, Tuition reimbursement, General personnel policy questions/guidance (including AWS, Telework, ATS/DC, Performance Awards).|
Click here for JIMAR Administrative Staff assignments by area (PDF, updated 02-06-17).
Area code is 808 for all phones and faxes.
JIMAR Administration fax is 956-4104. JIMAR Administrative staff at PIFSC/IRC, fax is 725-5475.
PIFSC/IRC = Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center/Inouye Regional Center
MSB = Marine Science Building (1000 Pope Road, Honolulu, HI 96822)
Full mailing address for JIMAR admin staff at IRC:
1845 Wasp Blvd, Bldg 176
Honolulu, HI 96818