Grants & Contracts Director

Kathy Huson, MS, CRA

As Grants and Contracts Director, Kathy Huson brings over 30 years of experience in pre- and post-award sponsored research project management.

Ms. Huson joined Geneva as Regional Grants and Contracts Director for the western US region in 2018 and moved to Director of the entire department at the beginning of 2020. Prior to joining Geneva, she was Director of Sponsored Research for the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona in Orlando, FL, and the Director of Sponsored Projects at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, WA. Previous experience also includes management roles at the University of Washington and project development responsibilities at Group Health Cooperative, now the Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute.

Ms. Huson has a BA in English from the University of Washington and an MS in Management with an emphasis on non-profit leadership from New England College. She holds a Certified Research Administrator (CRA) certification from the national Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC).