Sr. Financial Compliance Manager, Associations of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc.
Jose L. Martens, CPA joined the Associations of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA) as the Senior Financial Compliance Manager in May 2016. He has over 10 years of public accounting experience including in one of the top-ten firms in the U.S. He has diverse experience in non-for-profit, employee benefit plans, state and local government, and compliance auditing. He is a former President of the Association of Government Accountants, Southern Arizona Chapter and served as a Board Member for over 5 years. He currently serves on finance and budget committees within the Southern Arizona Community.
Martens graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Computer Information Systems. He lives in Tucson, Arizona with his wife and daughter.
Applying the Learning Culture Concept to NSF’s Major Facilities Knowledge Management Program
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 – 3:20 pm
This session will be conducted in two parts. The first part will be to develop an understanding of how the NSF Major Facilities Knowledge Management Program functions and the interfaces between NSF and Facilities. As a follow-on to last year’s Knowledge Management session, participants in small groups will identify techniques for discovery of best practices and lessons learned within their organization to cultivate the NSF Major Facilities Knowledge Management Program. Each group will share key outcomes of their discussions.
User Program Practices
Thursday, April 4, 2019 – 9:10 am
A Panel of NSF Major Facilities will provide an overview of their User Program including their community, services, and challenges. They will discuss performance measurements and how these are aligned with the facility mission and user satisfaction and outreach. Each Facility will make a presentation and then the Panel will answer questions from the Workshop participants.