Research and Administrative Staff

Research and Administrative Staff Profiles

The Allen School’s staff and technicians support our shared mission of improving public health and catalyzing human opportunity.


Research Staff

Jennifer Cundiff

Jennifer Cundiff


Research Supervisor
Labs: Doug Call

Kameron Gravelle

Kameron Gravelle


Research Intern
Lab: Viveka Vadyvaloo

Aimee Griessl

Aimee Griessl


Research Intern
Lab: Leigh Knodler

Amanda Haeberle

Amanda Haeberle


Research Intern
Lab: Leigh Knodler

Kiara Held

Kiara Held


Laboratory Manager
Lab: Jean Celli

Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones


Laboratory Manager
Lab: Amin Islam

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Isaac Ngere


Medical Epidemiologist
Global Animal Health, Kenya

Janelle Sagawa

Janelle Sagawa


Scientific Assistant
Lab: Viveka Vadyvaloo

Hong Yang

Hong Yang


Research Staff
Lab: Anders Omsland

Elisabeth Younce

Elisabeth Younce


Research Associate



Administrative Staff

Christie Cotterill

Christie Cotterill


Associate Director of Development

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Kristina Elkins


Fiscal Specialist Supervisor
(509) 335-6342

Laura Lockard

Laura Lockard


Director, Communications and Public Affairs, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

Rebecca Manning

Rebecca Manning


Director of Finance and Administration
(509) 335-5861

Pama Manoranjan

Pama Manoranjan


Fiscal Analyst III
(509) 335-1086

Sara Pepper

Sara Pepper


Grants Manager
(509) 335-4069

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Courtney Stanley


Administrative Assistant

Trang Voulgarakis

Trang Voulgarakis


Fiscal Analyst III
(509) 335-1294



International Staff

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Machunde Bigambo


Assistant Program Manager
Global Animal Health, Tanzania

Kevin Kathurima

Kevin Kathurima


Finance Officer (Procurement)

Nungari Kung’u

Nungari Kung’u


Human Resources Officer

Sarah Mollel

Sarah Mollel


Program Coordinator
Global Animal Health, Tanzania

Gerald Muchemi

Gerald Muchemi


Finance Officer

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Imam Mzimbiri


Program Manager
Global Animal Health, Tanzania

Selestine Njoga

Selestine Njoga


Finance Manager
Global Animal Health, Kenya

Fiona Peres A. Ochieng’

Fiona Peres A. Ochieng’


Administrative Officer
Global Animal Health, Kenya

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Geoffrey Saro


Field technician
Global Animal Health, Tanzania

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Israel Silaa


Field technician
Global Animal Health, Tanzania

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Paulo Tango


Field technician and Mechanic
Global Animal Health, Tanzania