Vanessa Pollok


Vanessa Pollok joined Michigan Sea Grant in August 2014, serving as the administrative assistant and fiscal officer delegate to the Michigan Sea Grant Extension Program, based at Michigan State University. Vanessa specializes in a variety of areas within the university including grant facilitation (both pre/post awards), program planning, budget analysis, and office management. Outside the office, her favorite activities include travel, backpacking, hiking, and baking.

  • A.A.S. Science, Medical Office Assistant, Ferris State University
  • Coursework toward bachelor’s degree, Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science, Michigan State University
Professional experience
  • Office of Faculty and Organizational Development, Office of the Provost, Michigan State University
  • Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic, Clinical Center, Michigan State University
  • The Japan Center for Michigan Universities, Michigan State University
  • Telecommunication Information Studies and Media (renamed Department of Media and Information), Michigan State University
  • Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University

Professional affiliations

  • Essentials for Research Administrators (ERA) at Michigan State University, Certificate Series
  • Financial Administrative Institute: A Systems Approach to Managing Money at Michigan State University, Certificate Series
  • Member, Michigan Chapter Society of Research Administrators International (MI-SRAI), Planning Committee for 2016 and 2017
  • MSU Courses: Accounting, Economics, Statistics, and Political Science
Vanessa Pollok

Vanessa Pollok

Administrative Assistant and Fiscal Officer for MSU office

Phone: (517) 353-9748
Fax: (517) 353-6496

Michigan Sea Grant Extension
Community, Food and Environment Institute
Manly Miles Building
1405 S. Harrison Rd., Rm. 305
East Lansing, MI 48823-5243