Deborah A. McKenna coordinates, produces, and manages legally binding documents for AISR and supervises the financial aspects associated with privately funded national education reform research initiatives. She serves as liaison and advisor for AISR staff and Brown University to ensure that financial documents and transactions comply with AISR, University, and funder policies. She monitors budgets and manages reconciliation of expenditures from private grant– and contract-funded monies to collaboratively produce financial reports for AISR leadership. Prior to coming to Brown, she was the contract administrator for MedSafe in Waltham, MA. She earned both a BA and BS from Rhode Island College and is currently matriculated in a bachelor to doctorate program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Deb has worked at Brown University since 2001.