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The UCF Research Foundation (UCFRF) was created in 1991 as a non-profit direct support organization of UCF to promote, encourage and provide assistance to the research activities of University faculty, staff and students. UCFRF accepts and administers contracts, grants, and other sponsored activities as well as appropriate donations, the majority coming from private funds. In addition, UCFRF provides the mechanism for making UCF discoveries, inventions, processes and work products available to the public. The UCFRF also assists with the economic development initiatives of the University.

Board of Directors

Beverly Seay
Dr. Alexander Cartwright
Director, UCF President
Mark Crandall
Edward Alexander
Waymon Armstrong
Benjamin Patz
Harold Mills
Director and UCF Board of Trustees Representative
Dr. Terri Finkel

Corporate Officers

Dr. Winston Schoenfeld
Chief Executive Officer
Kim Smith
Vice President of Operations, Secretary
Megan Carrigan

Corporate Legal Counsel and

Registered Agent

Robert Wilson
Senior Associate General Counsel

Any person who wishes to appeal a decision made by the UCFRF Board of Directors with respect to any matter considered at this public meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.