College of the Liberal Arts

Melissa Surovec

  • Principal Contracting Officer
  • Policy Chair
Office of Sponsored Programs
110 Technology Center Building University Park, PA 16802
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As a Principal Contracting Officer, Melissa reviews RFPs, processes gifts and grants, and negotiates contract, subawards, master agreements and modifications thereto. Melissa joined the University in 1990 as a staff assistant in Alumni and Development Relations and then transitioned to the Smeal College of Business in the Division of Research. Melissa joined OSP as a Negotiator in 2010 and is now a Principal Contracting Officer. Melissa is a member of the Export Compliance Team and Chair of the Research Administration Policies and Guidelines Committee.