The Business Office assists members of the Chemistry Department with all aspects of:
- Procurement and vendor negotiations
- Travel and expense reimbursements
- Appointing post-doctoral staff
- Employment processing and payroll administration
- Post-award grant and contract administration
- Shipping and receiving
In these areas, the Business Office serves as liaison with the Office of Sponsored Programs, Procurement Services, Accounts Payable, and Human Resources departments at Boston College and as the key contact with external vendors.
Business Office Staff & Contact Information
Lori St. Peter, Associate Director of Finance and Research Administration
Lori manages the Business Office and is responsible for the research and academic financial operations of the department. These include post-award grant and contract administration; operating budget administration; vendor negotiations; and employment processing and payroll administration.
Steve Quin, Procurement and Fiscal Assistant
Ginny Owens, Procurement and Fiscal Assistant
Denisa Traboini, Grant Administrator
Steve and Ginny process supply and capital equipment requisitions for the teaching and research areas of the department. They are responsible for maintaining relationships with vendors and assist with organizing and coordinating vendor shows, seminars, and training that showcases new products and offerings for the Chemistry Department.
Their responsibilities also include processing expense reimbursements and accounts payable transactions for faculty, staff, and students. Ginny also assists with purchase card reconciliations and processing undergraduate student payroll.
Frequently Asked Questions
Monthly Vendor Specials
Office of Sponsored Program Forms & Information