Assignment of Proposal Owner and Recommender Fields
The Proposal Owner is the primary guardian of the proposal record who is responsible for entering mostof the data, submitting the proposal for compliance review and approval, submitting payments andreports for approval, and requesting closure of the grant. The Proposal Owner is the primary contact forthe Grants Officer. The Proposal Owner should be immediately updated if the responsibilities, portfolio,position, or employment status of the initial Proposal Owner changes. The Recommender is the primaryauthor of the docket write-up and the person that the Approver(s) should contact if they have anyquestions about the programmatic merit of the proposal. The Recommender does not need to bechanged if the person in that field changes roles; the initial recommender can remain on the proposalrecord to indicate the program staff person who was primarily responsible for making the argument infavor of the grant.