AEM (Agricultural Hall, Entomology Hall and Miller Hall) Business Center

03 Entomology Hall
1700 E Campus Mall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln NE 68583-0816
FAX: 402-472-5666

Assistant Business Manager: Sheryl May
Phone: 402-472-6855

Regular Office Hours:
Monday though Friday – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

General Information

The AEM Business Center is a unit within the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR), that performs specialized business services in financial and human resource management for our departments: 4-H, Global Engagement, Daugherty Water for Food Institute, Nebraska Water Center, Water Sciences Lab, Entomology, Rural Futures Institute, Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program, Nebraska LTAP, IANR Media , IANR Apartments, and the IANR Adminstrative Offices include IANR Finance & Personnel, CASNR Dean’s Office, ARD Dean’s Office, Extension Dean’s Office, and the IANR Vice Chancellor.

The AEM team works together to provide excellent, high-quality professional services with the highest levels of integrity, accountability and customer focus for the departments and their faculty, staff, students and clients. Major activities include budget development and administration, financial management services, human resources and payroll management, and grant development and management.

AEM staff encourages you to utilize our talents and skills to assist you in your business processes and to provide us with feedback about your needs, questions, and concerns.

AEM Personnel

Sheryl May

Assistant Business Manager, 472-6855, 03 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, smay7@unl.edu.

  • Provides overall guidance to the Business Center staff
  • Provides fiscal coordination for the Rural Futures Institute & Daugherty Water for Food Institute
  • Manages business support of the IANR Dean’s Offices, IANR Vice Chancellor, and IANR Finance & Personnel
Sheryl May

Financial Section:

Sarah Hansen

Financial Specialist, 472-1174, 03 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, sarah.hansen@unl.edu.

  • Pre-Award Grant Development including grant proposal review, budget development, confirming cost share documentation and match commitments, processing and routing
  • Provides fiscal coordination for Global Engagement and 4-H
  • Responsible for Personnel Activity Reports and cost share documentation associated with relevant grant accounts.
Sarah Hansen

Matt Mueller

Financial Specialist, 472-4948, 03 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, mmueller12@unl.edu.

  • Provides fiscal coordination for the Daugherty Water for Food Institute, Nebraska Water Center, and the Water Sciences Lab
  • Responsible for Personnel Activity Reports and cost share documentation associated with relevant grant accounts.
  • Assists in the management of Hatch and Smith Lever funding for IANR
  • Reviews and processes travel and other expense vouchers for his assigned faculty and units
Matt Mueller

Marissa Kemp

Financial Associate, 472-8687, 103 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, mkemp2@unl.edu.

  • Provides fiscal coordination for the Entomology Department, Nebraska LTAP, and the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program
  • Responsible for Personnel Activity Reports and cost share documentation associated with relevant grant accounts.
  • Reviews and processes travel and other expense vouchers for her assigned faculty and units.
  • Reconciles purchasing card transactions
  • Processes accounts payable/receivable, purchase orders and requisitions, electronic ordering, internal billing transactions (IBTs), and warrant requests
Marissa Kemp

Roddy Spangler

Financial Associate, 472-5235, 03 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, spangler2@unl.edu

  • Provides fiscal coordination for the IANR Apartments service center including invoicing, receipting, and budget management.
  • Processes accounts payable/receivable, purchase orders and requisitions, electronic ordering, internal billing transactions (IBTs), and warrant requests
  • Reviews and processes travel and other expense vouchers .
  • Manges Market Place and RegOnLine
  • Contract Manager
Roddy Spangler

Debra Salac

Financial Associate, 472-6847, 03 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, dsalac2@unl.edu.

  • Provides fiscal coordination for the IANR Media service center including invoicing, receipting, and budget management.
  • Processes accounts payable / receivable, purchase orders and requisitions, electronic ordering, internal billing (IBT’s), and warrant requests.
  • Reconciles purchasing card transactions.
  • Assist in Pre-Award functions.
Debra Salac

Human Resources Section:

Scott McAtee

Personnel Generalist, 472-6846, 03 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, smcatee@unl.edu

  • Provides guidance in the search and interview process including job classification and compensation guidelines.
  • Assists in the hiring process including Visas/Permanent Residency applications and new-hire paperwork
  • Manages HR issues relating to student workers, staff and faculty positions including creating and filling regular and temporary positions, classifying and reclassifying positions, funding changes, and personnel and supervisor issues.
Scott McAtee

Marilyn Weidner

Personnel Associate, 472-8679, 103 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, mweidner1@unl.edu.

  • Coordinates hourly employee’s time entries
Marilyn Weidner