Ms. Hunter is a Senior Grants Policy Specialist, Policy Office, Division of Institution and Award Support, within the Foundation's Office of Budget, Finance, and Award Management (BFA). Samantha is responsible for policy formulation and implementation, and collaborates on the development of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide.
Ms. Hunter conducts various outreach meetings for public and private sector research and grants administration officials. She also serves as webmaster for BFA, with particular focus on the Division of Institution and Award Support.
Ms. Hunter has been a member of the Policy Office team since 1992. Prior to joining the National Science Foundation, Ms. Hunter received a B.A. in French and International Affairs from Tufts University.