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

Operations 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, Daugherty Water for Food Institute, Nebraska Water Center, Water Sciences Lab, Entomology, Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program, Nebraska LTAP, IANR Media , IANR Apartments, Forensic Science, Yeutter Institute, and the IANR Administrative 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

Operations Manager, 472-6855, 7B Ag Communications, EC 0965, 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

Hannah Kahler

Business Manager II, 03A Entomology Hall, EC 0816, 472-5293, hannah.kahler@unl.edu.

  • Provides overall guidance to Business Center staff in fiscal management, human resources and grants/contract administration.
  • Provides guidance to unit administrators, faculty and staff in fiscal management/budgeting.
  • Serves as liaison to IANR Finance & Personnel, IANR Deans & VC offices, VC for Research, the VC for Academic Affairs, and all other UNL functional offices in the management of fiscal & human resources issues. 
Hannah Kahler

Financial Staff:

Gamze Randolph

Finance/Grants Specialist, 472-2081, 03 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, grandolph2@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.
Gamze Randolph

Matt Mueller

Finance/Grants 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

Finance/Grants Coordinator, 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

TBD

Financial Associate, 472-1174, 313 Ag Hall, EC 0705.

  • Provides fiscal coordination for the State 4-H Office
  • Responsible for reconciling VC’s and CASNR Dean’s Offices financial accounts
  • Provides office support to Finance and Personnel Office
  • 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

Roddy Spangler

Finance/Grants Coordinator, 472-5235, 03 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, rspangler2@unl.edu.

  • 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 .
  • Provides fiscal coordination for the IANR Media service center including invoicing, receipting, and budget management.
  • Manages Market Place and RegOnLine
  • Contract Manager
Roddy Spangler

Maggie McGurk Kramer

Finance Associate, 472-6847, 07A Ag Communications, EC 0816, mmcgurkkramer4@unl.edu.

  • 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.
Maggie McGurk Kramer

Human Resources Staff:

Tina Ahrens

Personnel Coordinator Lead, 472-6846, 03 Entomology Hall, EC 0816, tahrens2@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.
Tina Ahrens

Marilyn Weidner

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

  • Coordinates hourly employee’s time entries
Marilyn Weidner