Wednesday, August 26, 2015
OLAW is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Joan Ward to the position of Program Specialist in the OLAW Division of Compliance Oversight and in the Office of Extramural Research Office of Planning, Analysis, and Communication. Ms. Ward had been serving as a contract Program Analyst in the OLAW Office of the Director for ten years where she supported not only the Division of Compliance Oversight but also the Division of Assurances and the Division of Policy and Education’s animal welfare oversight system missions. Ms. Ward is highly knowledgeable about processing Freedom of Information Act requests, preparing case files and associated responses, processing of noncompliance reports, and preparing NIH Executive Secretary communications. Many of you may have already interacted with Ms. Ward when contacting OLAW as representatives of Assured institutions. Ms. Ward’s extensive knowledge and experiences with all things OLAW is a tremendous benefit. Welcome to OLAW, Joan!