Ms. Rolanda Wade-Ricks has several years experience in grants, cooperative agreements and contracts in the administrative and program arena of NCI. Ms. Wade-Ricks joined the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP), DCTD in 1990 as a Technical Assistant for grants and contracts and has been working in the Clinical Grants and Contracts Branch since its inception. She is a Program Specialist and provides significant technical and administrative support associated with the planning and administration of large and complex support contracts, cooperative agreements and grants. She serves as the back up for two senior analysts for the grants and cooperative agreements and the sole back up for the contracts portfolio.
Prior to joining CTEP, Ms. Wade-Ricks was employed as a Grants Technical Assistant in the Grants Administration Branch (now known as the Office of Grants Administration) at the National Cancer Institute, the focal point for all business-related activities associated with the negotiation, award, and administration of grants and cooperative agreements. Ms. Wade-Ricks has also worked for the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Wade-Ricks graduated with honors with a B.A. in Business Management from the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C.