Our Office and Staff


Rachel Weiss (Director) – Rachel has her Ph.D. in organizational behavior and research methods.  She has extensive expertise and experience in program evaluation, higher educational institutional research, and in NIH and Title V funded educational research and assessment. Rachel's contact number is (909) 537-3315.

Cathleen Lucas (Grant Development Officer) – Cathleen received her M.A. in Communication from CSUSB as well as her recent MPA degree received in 2017.  She is trained and up to date on all of the agency processes and requirements, with considerable expertise in NIH submissions. She will ensure the integrity of the formal submission of grants to federal, state, and local agencies. Cathleen's contact number is (909) 537-3829.

Tanya Valery (ASC II) – Tanya comes to ORSP with past experience working at Claremont Graduate University and has her B.S. in Business Management, a MBA, and recently received a MPA degree in 2017 from CSUSB. As the office manager for ORSP, she reviews and analyzes data to ensure accuracy for the grant officers and project directors. She specializes in development, reporting, auditing and all the critical components of electronic proposal submission, as well as being responsible for all opportunity communications to faculty. She is also our Webmaster. Tanya's contact number is (909) 537-3018.