Business Office

The LPL Business Office is the place to go for assistance with purchasing issues, grants & contracts, building maintenance and repair, personnel issues, copy PIN numbers, telephone access accounts, new telephone requests (and moves), inventory, surplus, payroll, and more.


Lynn Lane, Manager, Business and Finance
520.621.6966, Room 343
Lynn is the principal financial and personnel officer for PtyS/LPL. Lynn is responsible for all aspects of grant/contract management, implementing policies, cost expenditure analysis, audit, and management of state, local and auxiliary accounts. Lynn is also responsible for management of all personnel services, including employee relations, equity issues, new positions, hiring recommendations, and effort reporting.

Tara Bode, Manager, Personnel Services and Business Affairs
520.621.4497, Room 339A
Office manager, building manager, LPL space manager, payroll, personnel, recruitment, director's financial reports, state and local fund management, account reconciling, deposits/gift distribution.

Sarah Lane-Gaxiola, Program Coordinator Senior, State and Federal Property
520.626.5677, Room 339B
Property management which includes UA and federal tagging, requests for disposition, disposal of equipment, lost or stolen equipment, incoming and outgoing shipper reports for government furnished property and deliverables, maintains data in University property system, off-campus documentation, property physical inventories and audits, maintains property records, keys, key less entry access, backup payroll. Maintains floor plans for three LPL buildings; maintains business office website, property loss claims.

Glinda Davidson, Manager, Grants and Contracts, Admin Supervisor
520.621.4155, Room 345
Grant and contract management and reporting. Proposal review and approval. Department export control administrator.

Kari Figueroa, Accountant, Senior
520.626.9007, Room 339
Review all procurement business documents, subcontract management, auxiliary management, PCard user setup/reconciling/compliance, account reconciling Facilities billable requests, backup for keys and payroll, deposits.

Ali Castillo, Accountant, Associate
520.621.6967, Room 339
Front desk service, copy machine and telephone requests/billings, FedEx billing, account reconciling, scanning, data entry, backup for all other business office duties.