Finance, Administration and Operations

We strive to be an integral part of the school’s academic and research community and to be responsive partners with all members of the campus community and related constituents. We are committed to carrying out these services and activities within the following set of core values: service, respect, responsiveness, collaboration, confidentiality, competence, safety, compliance and transparency.

Our Mission

The Finance, Administration and Operations division supports Mines’ educational mission and its students, faculty, and staff by integrating the school’s mission and its strategic plan with a sustainable model. We strive to leverage our assets during changing economic times and to provide guidance in an environment of increasing oversight and accountability.

The Finance, Administration and Operations division encompasses financial planning, research administration, procurement and business operations, facilities management, environmental health and safety, capital construction, parking, the controller’s office, capital planning and design, human resources, internal audit, information technology, and institutional compliance and equity.

Contact Us

Finance, Administration and Operations
303-273-3240
Guggenheim Hall, Room 210
1500 Illinois Street
Golden CO 80401

Kirsten M. Volpi

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Treasurer
Contact Us

Cammy Davis-Smith

Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President
cdavissmith@mines.edu

 

 

FA&O STAFF AND DEPARTMENTS

Monique Sendze

Monique Sendze

Chief Information Officer

303.273.3266

Gary Bowersock

Gary Bowersock

Associate Vice President, Infrastructure & Operations

303.273.3535

Vicki Nichol

Vicki Nichol

Sr. Associate Vice President, Finance & Administration

303.273.3763

Chris Cocallas

Chris Cocallas

Assistant Vice President, Capital Planning & Design

303.273.3920

Kevin Gravina

Kevin Gravina

Executive Director of Treasury, Investments & Business Strategy

303.273.3351

Deb Lasich

Deb Lasich

Executive Director Strategic Development

303.273.3097

Natalie Vega

Natalie Vega

Executive Director, Compliance, Policy & Risk Management

303.273.3569

Noelle Sanchez

Noelle Sanchez

Controller

303.384.2049

Stacie Altman

Stacie Altman

Director, Human Resources

303.273.3056

Katie Schmalzel

Katie Schmalzel

Director, Title IX Programs & Interim Title IX Coordinator

303.273.3260