Jo Marie Smith is the Business/Grants Manager; she manages the CINS budget and grants and also interacts with the appropriate university and community officials to process budget documents,
travel arrangements, reports, etc., and maintains business records and data necessary for all reporting/management to various departments, institutes, and agencies. Before working for CINS, Jo Marie
worked at UALR in the Graduate Institute of Technology as Executive/Administrative Secretary from 2000-2002, and then in Applied Science as Administrative Assistant II, 2002-2006. She has received
her Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional and Technical Writing from UALR, as well as Information and Technology Certificate and a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a minor in Electronics. She is currently
working on her Master’s in Professional Technical Writing. Jo Marie has experience in Grant Writing,Technical Writing, Software Documentation, etc.