Crystal Doxie, MBA
Grants Management Specialist
Crystal E. Doxie, MBA, is a Grants Management Specialist at the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. Crystal brings to NACDD areas of expertise working in Grants and Contracts with pre-and-post award administration and management. She has an MBA in Healthcare Administration with a focus on Gerontology. Prior to her career at NACDD, Crystal was the Grants Manager at Georgia Institute of Technology for the School of Computer Science for three years. A native of Oklahoma, Crystal completed 20 years of service working at the University of Oklahoma as Grants Manager and Financial Specialist. She has managed an extensive portfolio of research grants for faculty members considered experts in their fields of autoimmune disease. She served on the Institutional Review Board providing ethical and regulatory oversight of grants involving human subjects.
Crystal’s role and responsibilities at NACDD will include various areas of management in pre-and-post award, such as providing grant management support and coordination with CEO, Director of Programs and Director of Operations on the compliance of operational grant policies and procedures as well planning and preparation for the submission of grant application or proposals, identify new grants that align with the Association mission and strategic plan, assist with the preparation of the indirect rate audit proposal with the cognizant agency, and with the Single Audit (formerly known as the A133) and final closeout activities of grants and financial reporting. In addition to her regular work, she also provides oversight for the electronic pre-and-post award documentation retention system.
Crystal is an active member of Grants Professionals Association (GPS), where she serves on the Georgia Chapter of GPS and American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP). She regularly attends annual conferences and is involved in a podcast discussing areas of her expertise working in Grants and Contracts. She is very active with the senior adult population and enjoys in her free time volunteering for ministries such as Meals on Wheels and conducting focus groups for Children of Aging Parents (COAP). Crystal has successfully orchestrated annual events for senior adults in her community such as Senior’s Night Out and annual picnics. Crystal is a strong advocate for caregivers, where she has been a caregiver for 15 years to her mother who has Multiple Scoliosis and promotes healthy mental and physical living for those caring for senior adults. In addition to Crystal’s activities involved with the Senior Adult community, she also enjoys spending time with her four grandchildren.