Cathy McBride

Cathy McBride

Administrative Program Specialist
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Office: 541-737-8692
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University Plaza

1600 SW Western Boulevard

1600 SW Western Boulevard
Corvallis, OR 97331

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At OSU
Affiliated with: 
Oregon Sea Grant
Headquarters: 
OSU Main Campus
Biography

Cathy joined us in 2001 as an education program assistant. She holds a BS in Wildlife Science Public Education from OSU and has a background in conservation planning and public administration. Current duties include:

  • Metrics and measures coordinator: Collects, analyzes/evaluates and reports our faculty’s activity data to NOAA Sea Grant (Federal) through their Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Resources (PIER) system. Reviews the quality of that data and provides assistance to faculty on new reporting systems.
  • Safety Coordinator for Oregon Sea Grant
  • Office coordinator and OSU Facilities liaison at our University Plaza headquarters
  • Member of the Coastal Hazards Thematic Working Group
  • Technology lead and point of contact with OSU IT services for our University Plaza headquarters
  • Works on special projects such as planning and assistance to administration

Current Projects:

eSeaGrant- Working with faculty and a dozen other Sea Grant institutions towards implementing and refinement of a cloud-based Project Management and RFP system called eSeaGrant.

Digital Measures training- Assisting internal faculty in understanding how to use the DM system to record their work activity.

VC Economic Impact Study- Working with faculty and an OSU economist on a study of the economic impact of our visitor center at HMSC.