Title Email Telephone
Toni Cunningham
MS3 Administrative Assistant tonic
Maggie DeGregorio
Human Resources Coordinator mdegregorio  545-1733
Katherine McCusker BCT Administrative Assistant kmccusker
Lexie Renna Business Manager arenna 545-2110
Daniel Warner Accountant dmwarner 545-2757
Emily West Administrative Assistant emily 545-2665
Deb Wright MA Cooperative Research Unit Administrative Assistant dwright 545-0398

ECO staff are located in Holdsworth Hall 224.

Whom to Contact

The first person listed is the main contact.


  • Course Scheduling:   Emily
  • Vehicle Reservation:   Emily
  • Guest Parking Permits:   Emily / Maggie
  • Graduate Program Support:   Emily
  • Course Overrides:   Submit form here.

Facilities & Operations

  • Vehicle & Building Repair Requests:   Emily
  • Office & Lab Keys:   Emily
  • Copier & Office Supplies:   Emily
  • UPS/FedEx Shipping:   Daniel / Deb
  • Break-ins or Unauthorized Persons:   Report directly to UMass police. From your cell, call 413-545-3111 (UMPD emergency) for the quickest response. From campus landline phones, dial 911. (Auto connects to UMPD.


  • Alumni Gift Accounts:   Maggie / Emily (for letters)
  • Capacity Project Support:   Daniel / Lexie
  • Faculty GOF Accounts:   Daniel / Lexie
  • USGS MA Coop. Research Unit:   Deb
  • Purchasing (BuyWays or OneCard):   Daniel / Lexie / Deb

Grant Operations

  • Pre-Award Support: CNS Research Support can assist faculty and professional staff with pre-award development. Submit a support request here.

Human Resources

  • Student Hires:   Submit via Student Hire Request Form. Processed by Maggie.
  • Time & Attendance Sheets:   Maggie (cc Lexie on email submission)
  • TA & RA Appointments:   Maggie / Lexie
  • Hiring Post-Docs, Research Fellows, 03s:   Lexie / Maggie


  • Out-of-State / Overnight Travel Approval:   Lexie / Paige
  • Travel Reimbursement:   Maggie / Daniel / Deb / Lexie
  • Travel Reimbursement Request Guidelines can be found here.
  • Please remember to register your travel in the UMass Travel Registry (TerraDotta).


  • Departmental Website:   Lexie
  • Email Listservs:   Emily
  • ECo social media accounts are managed by Alex Schreyer and Paige Warren