Trying to assign a project lead to a project and I get user does not exsist and they are a user.

Edit Project Lead and Default Assignee for Project: OCP Documentation Queue

Edit Project Lead and Default Assignee for Project: OCP Documentation Queue
<form id="project-edit-lead-and-default-assignee" class="aui" action="EditProjectLeadAndDefaultAssignee.jspa" method="post">
<label for="project-edit-lead-and-default-assignee-lead">Project Lead required</label>
<input id="lead-field" class="text aui-ss-field ajs-dirty-warning-exempt" type="text" value="Sharon Boyd"/>
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<select id="lead" class="js-default-user-picker single-user-picker" style="display: none;" name="lead" multiple="multiple" data-input-text="Sharon Boyd"></select>
The user you have specified as project lead does not exist.
<input type="hidden" name="assigneeType" value="2"/>
<label>Default Assignee</label> Project Lead
The default assignee when creating issues for this project
</form>

I am trying to assign a USER that is in our system as a project lead for a new project. I just keep getting user does not exsist. SHe has a user ID and she comes up in the pull down. She logs issues all the time. What could be going wrong? I have even given her admin rights and still no luck

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Have you tried simply typing their user id (not name, their physical login) into the field? Can you check the log for errors around the time you try that?

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