Megan Bergeron, Compliance/Budget Officer
B.S. in Biological Sciences
Responsible for ensuring that all Picard grant proposals are compliant with the sponsor, University, state, and federal requirements; providing project directors with support for developing work plans, budgets, grant proposals, and contracts; maintaining communication on pending issues with the University's pre-award and post-award administrators; finding funding opportunities and assisting in the development of collaborative research efforts; developing and implementing dissemination tools for funding opportunities, current projects, and any news-worthy activities or events at the Center.
Developing a grant opportunities reference module for the Picard Center's website; developing and maintaining the Picard Center's official Facebook page and other social media platforms; maintaining the public relations of the Picard Center; developing standard marketing/branding templates for center use.
Nearly 5 years of experience in research administration at UL Lafayette. Over 10 years of experience in writing and editing for publications (including the Times of Acadiana and the Daily Advertiser) and social media outlets. Experience in developing and maintaining online presence for small business. Experience working on grant funded research projects in the sciences.