Kassie Obelleiro is the training officer in the Sponsored Programs unit of the Office of Research at the University of California, Davis. She holds a BA in Sociology – Organizational Studies from the University of California, Davis and has been on campus since 2002 in various staff positions. Prior to serving as the training officer, she was the funding opportunities program coordinator in the Interdisciplinary Research Unit of the Office of Research and trained faculty and staff on identifying research funding in addition to coordinating the limited submissions process. Before that Kassie served as the executive assistant to the vice chancellor for research. She now focuses on training staff and faculty on research administration practices.