Nicholas Gere

Director of Research Administration; Director UNE Office of Sponsored Programs

(207) 602-2011

Pickus Center
On Campus

Joining UNE in February, 2005, Nick was UNE's founding director of Sponsored Programs.  Holding a B.A. from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Boston University's Public Management Program, Nick has extensive experience in the administration of sponsored research at organizations such as Boston Children's Hospital, Boston University School of Medicine, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, and New England Research Institutes, Inc.  He is responsible for working with UNE researchers and grant seekers to obtain external support for their research and... Read More


Grant and Contract Administration

Research Compliance

Technology Transfer

Megan Rochelo, MPH

Assistant Director for Sponsored Programs and Research Integrity

HIPAA Privacy Officer

(207) 602-2270

Pickus Center

Megan Rochelo has joined the Office of Sponsored Programs as Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs and Research Integrity.   Megan was formerly the Director of Coastal Healthy Communities Coalition, the lead Healthy Maine Partnership for York County, at UNE.  Megan also served two terms in the Maine Legislature, representing Biddeford. Megan will have a range of responsibilities in OSP, including responsibility for all State of Maine research and service contracts, and will be assigned to review all grant applications from our... Read More



Research Compliance

sponsored programs

management and finance

public health

public policy

community health

international health

Peter Herrick

Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs

(207) 602-2258

Pickus Center
On Campus

Peter Herrick joined the UNE Office of Sponsored Programs as assistant director in August, 2008. He brings with him broad experience in sponsored project administration from Boston College and New England Research Institutes, Inc.  He holds a B.A.  and an MSEd. Among other tasks, he helps faculty and other researchers identify and secure funding for their projects, including understanding the assorted complexities involved in working with external funders, developing budgets and proposals, and working with university regulations and requirements. He... Read More