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STAFF >  Kellie Luurtsema

Email: kluurtse@nsf.gov
Phone: (703) 292-4452
Fax: (703) 292-9171
Room: II-605
Organization: (BFA)
Title: Adminstrative Manager

Biography:
Ms. Luurtsema is Administrative Manager for the Office of Budget, Finance, and Awards Management. Since assuming that position in October 2004, Kellie has been responsible for developing and executing the Division's salaries and expense budget, as well as assisting the Division Director and supervisors in providing advice and input on all matters of employee concerns and progress.

Ms. Luurtsema joined National Science Foundation (NSF) in February of 2004 as a Grant and Contract Technician in the Cost Analysis and Audit Resolution Branch, which was then within the Division of Acquisition and Cost Support. There, she provided administrative support to a team of cost analysts that performed reviews for the Foundation's Small Business Innovation Research program, audit resolutions, and indirect cost agreements.

Before coming to NSF, Kellie served as a Quality Assurance Specialist and a Senior Billing Analyst with the telecommunications company WorldCom (formerly MCI). While with WorldCom, Kellie was responsible for providing custom billing solutions to corporate and Federal Government customers, resolving complex contract billing issues, and ensuring contractual compliance.

Prior to her employment with WorldCom, Kellie was a Financial Analyst with the management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. She supported an effort that reconciled Department of Navy appropriations for the resolution of unmatched disbursements, negative unliquidated obligations, and unliquidated obligations.

Ms. Luurtsema had prior federal service with the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) where she was a Treasury Management Technician. The RTC was a US government-owned asset management company mandated to liquidate assets of savings and loan associations declared insolvent by the Office of Thrift Supervision as a consequence of the Savings and Loan crisis of the 1980s.

Ms. Luurtsema attended The College of Southern Maryland, La Plata, MD.