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Budget & Financial Planning Office
85 Upper College Road Kingston, RI 02881
(401) 874-2509
(401) 874-5824 fax

Staff Contact Information

Budget & Financial Planning Office Staff

Budget & Financial Planning Office Organizational Chart (pdf)

Staff Members Areas Covered
Diana MacDonald dianam@uri.edu Coordinator, Budget & Financial Planning/Systems
  • All Electronic Employee and Position Action Forms
  • Position Tracking/Table of Organization
  • Peoplesoft  HR/Position Control System
  • Graduate Assistant Position/FTE Oversight
  • FTE Cap Oversight
  • University Organizational Chart
  • Request to Fill Forms Status/Questions
Lisa Fiorio lisa_fiorio@uri.edu  Executive Assistant
  • Front Office
  • Internal Payroll Forms
  • Schedule Meetings for Director
  • Schedule Budget Training Sessions
  • Request to Fill Forms Status/Questions
  • Strategic Budget & Planning Council
Kelly Slocum M.B.A ’08 kslocum@uri.edu Budget Specialist III, Financial Analysis
  • Enrollment
  • Fee Distribution
  • Revenue
  • Annual Peer Tuition & Fee Survey
  • Purchased Services Report
  • Student Affairs
  • Athletics
  • Online Programs
Colleen Robillard crobillard@uri.edu Budget Specialist III, Financial Analysis
  • Academic Affairs  (all funds)
  • Year End Fund Balance Analysis
  • Controller Liaison
  • Peoplesoft Financial System Liaison
  • Rhode Island State Crime Lab
  • Shepards Facility
  • Fiscal Impact Analysis
Michael Iavarone, Budget Specialist I, Financial Analysis


  • Assisting Director, Budget & Financial Planning, Associate Director Budget & Financial Planning & Budget Specialist III, Financial Analysis
Linda Barrett, Director Budget & Financial Planning


Cheryl Hinkson, Associate Director Budget & Financial Planning


  • Administration & Finance Division( All funds)
  • Auxiliaries & Enterprises
  • Student Financial Aid
  • Asset Protection and Capital Improvement Program
  • Auxiliary Indirect Cost
  • State Quarterly Report
  • Utilities
  • Budget Transfers (oversight)
  • Analytical Support for SBPC
  • Technical Guidelines for all Budget Cycles
  • Training for Community for all Budget Cycles
  • NEASC Accreditation
  • Fringe Benefit Calculator
  • Research & Economic Development (all funds)
  • Overhead & Sponsored Projects Administration
  • Staff Benefit Allocation rate
  • Federal & State Grants
  • Debt Service (all funds)
  • Insurance (all funds)



Technical Support Staff

Steve Thompson M.A.’03  sthomp@uri.edu
Specialist, HCM & Financial Systems



  • Effective 7/1/14 New Revised RF1 Form only for positions partially or fully on Fund 100, 102, 104.

    Please note that an RF1 is needed for all Fund 100, 102 and 104 positions, regardless of the hours per week (i.e. positions less than 20 hours require and RF1).

  • Access the new revised RF1 here
  • Dean/Director: email completed form to budget_RF1@etal.uri.edu


Meetings are held in Memorial Union Room 360



Access the new Strategic Budget & Planning Council website for more information, meeting times & locations, minutes, agendas and supporting documents.


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