Director, Division of Grants Policy
Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration
Mr. Samuel Ashe is the Director for the Division of Grants Policy. Prior to joining NIH, Samuel served as a Grants Management Specialist in the Office of Grants Policy, Oversight, and Evaluation in the HHS Office of the Secretary. While in the Office of the Secretary, he served as HHS’ representative on the COFAR Grant Reform Technical Working Group, which was tasked with leading Federal-wide efforts in drafting and implementing financial assistance regulations and policies. He has also served as a Financial Management Specialist in the Office of Financial Services within the Administration for Children and Families. In this capacity, he served as an OMB Circular A-123 Liaison participating in reviews of headquarters and regional office grants and/or budget records for the purpose of evaluating the accuracy and completeness of data, the effectiveness of internal controls and the degree of financial management compliance with operational controls, regulations and legislation.