Office Location: 2550 Beardshear
Mailing Address: 1550 Beardshear
As budget and planning Program Manager, Ellen supports financial planning, budget development and capital planning activities for the Division of Academic Affairs.
With assistance from her Budget and Planning Team, Ellen’s financial responsibilities include: developing policy and procedures for the financial health of the division; advocating for best interests; supporting the process and overall administrative infrastructure; collaborating with faculty, staff, and students; and data analysis and report writing. She contributes to the development of division-wide revenue projections and expense estimate analyses. Capital planning responsibilities include: developing materials and recommendations to facilitate needs analysis, preliminary planning, and project scope and funding plans for project implementation; advocating for best interests; assisting in identifying and responding to space issues; and working collaboratively with faculty staff, and students. Other activities include contributing to the broader set of activities from the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost as needed.
Ellen has been a member of the Senior Vice President and Provost’s team since 2016. She has over 23 years of experience at ISU, including 19 in the College of Engineering and 2 with ISU Extension, 4 years of experience with industry, and 5 years of experience in public accounting. Ellen is an ISU alum (BBA, Accounting 1985) and achieved the Certified Public Accountant certification in 1988.