Feb 27, 2020  
2011-2013 Catalog 
    
2011-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GRCC Employees


 

Emeritus Faculty

1985 – Mrs. Alecia Bowles DuRand, Mr. Albert Smith

1986 – Mr. E. Ray Baxter, Mr. Wendell Shroll

1987 – Mr. Gordon Hunsberger, Mr. Richard Wherity

1988 – Ms. Elizabeth Knapp, Ms. Theodora Quick

1989 – Dr. Anne V. Miller, Mr. O. Stewart Myers

1990 – Dr. Raymond Boozer, Mrs. Lucille Thomas

1991 – Mr. Leonard Anderson, Mr. John Regenmorter

1992 – Dr. Albertus H. Elve

1993 – Dr. Marinus Swets

1994 – Mr. Anthony LaPenna

1995 – Mr. Francis J. McCarthy

1996 – Dr. Allen G. Gerrard

1997 – Mr. Harvey Meyaard

1998 – Mr. Harvey Olsen

1999 – Ms. Anne E. Mulder, Ph.D.

2000 – Mr. James Skidmore

2001 – Ms. Bobbi Schrader

2002 – Ms. Nancy Clouse

2003 – Ms. Phyllis Fratzke, Dr. Till Peters

2004 – Ms. Alice Donahue

2005 – Dr. Richard Kurzhals

2006 – Granville Brown

2007 – Keith Longberg

2007 – President Emeritus Richard Calkins

2008 – Roger DeVries

2009 – Charles Chamberlain

2010 – Cornelius Eringaard

2011 – Marilyn Smidt

Employees

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Stephen Abid
Professor
Social Science
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Wanda Avecedo-Ferrer
Professor
Job Training
B.B.A., University of Puerto Rico
M.S., Ferris State University

Donna Adams
Professor
Nursing Programs
B.A., Aquinas College
M.S.N., Wayne State University

Josh Aderholdt
Career Advancement Center Coordinator
Tassell MTEC
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.S., Cornerstone University

Lorena Aguayo-Marquez
Support Professional
Learning Corner

Antonio Aguillon-Huerta
Personal Technologies Technician
IT-Customer Service
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Nedim Ahmetovic
Painter
Facilities

Ann Alexander
Associate Professor
Business
B.S., Michigan State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

David Alger
Associate Professor
Job Training
B.S., Ferris State University
M.S., Ferris State University

Christopher Allen
Coordinator of Student Employment
Student Employment Services
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Rebecca Allington
Support Professional
Disability and Occupational Support Services

Raul Alvarez
Director of Communication
Communications
B.A., Michigan State University

Aleta Anderson
Associate Professor
Department Head
Language and Thought
B.A., Carthage
M.A., University of Virginia
M.A., University of California Santa Barbara

Darwyn Anderson
Custodian
Facilities

David Anderson
IT Manager
IT-Administrative Applications
B.S., Ferris State University
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Lilly Anderson
Director of Lakeshore Campus
Thompson M-TEC
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.B.A., Davenport College
M.B.A., Baker College

Curtis Andrews
Ford Fieldhouse Building Coordinator
Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse
B.S., University of Arkansas
M.S., U.S. Sports Academy

Sandra Andrews
Professor
Physical Science
A.A., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.S., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Purdue University
Registered Dietitian

Jennifer Andrzejewski
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Anthony Annese
Associate Professor
Wellness
M.A., Central Michigan University

Howard Antoine
Support Professional
Campus Police

Nikolaos Antonakis
Professor
Department Head
Visual Arts
B.A., Goshen College
M.F.A., University of Notre Dame

Christina Arnold
Director
Bob & Aleicia Woodrick
Diversity Learning Center
A.B., Grand Rapids Community College

Laurie Arnswald
Associate Professor
Nursing Programs
B.S.N., Northern Illinois University
M.S.N., Wayne State University

Marcia Arp
Support Professional
Culinary Education
A.B., Grand Rapids Community College

Brett Atchison
Assistant Professor
Automotive
B.S., Ferris State University

Elisa Arreola
Training Coordinator
Training Solutions

Robert Atterberry
Custodian
Facilities
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Jennifer Attila
Educational Development Specialist
Work First/JET
B.A., Western Michigan University

Susan Baglien
Professor
General Business
M.M.G., Aquinas College

Yan Bai
Professor
Social Sciences
B.A., Zhenzhou University
M.P.A., Seton Hall University
Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Rebecca Bailey
Coordinator or Payroll and Benefits
Payroll and Benefits

Patrick Baldridge
Head Custodian II
Facilities
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Janice Balyeat
Professor
Department Head
English
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Atricia Banks
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!

Nikki Smith Banks
Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.S.W., Grand Valley State University

Curt Baragar
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.S., Michigan State University

Richard Barnhart
Associate Professor
Business
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.S., Grand Valley State University
C.P.A., State of Michigan

Mary Barnum
Professor
Business
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Ferris State University
C.P.A., State of Michigan

Mercedes Barnum
Dispatcher
Campus Police

Stephen Barton
Assistant Professor
Performing Arts
B.A., Carson Newman College
M.A., University of Tennessee
D.M.A., State University of New York

Jennifer Batten
Associate Professor
Department Head
Physical Science
B.S., University of Central Florida
M.S., University of Central Florida
Ph.D., University of Florida

Frederick Bauman
Senior Help Desk Support
IT-Customer Service

Jyson Beasley
Head Custodian III
Facilities

Colleen Becker
Associate Professor
English
B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University

Anesa Berhrem
Lab Assistant
Biological Science

Mary Beth Beighley
Staff Facilitator
Employee Professional Development and Enrichment
B.A., Calvin College

Jan Benham
Coordinator of Contingency Employment
Human Resources

Denyse Bening
Research Technician
Institutional Research and Planning

Amy Bennett
Support Professional
Computer Applications

Jane Ann Benson
Director of Preschool
Preschool Lab
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Julie Bera
Professor
Dental Programs
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.S.N., Western Michigan University

Jessica Berens
Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources
B.B.A. Grand Valley State University

Wendy Berry
Work Key’s Coordinator
Michigan Works!
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Mary Kay Bethune
Financial Aid Customer Service Manager
Financial Aid
B.A., Alma College

Verdale Betts
Shipping and Receiving Clerk
Receiving

Cora Beute
Assistant Professor
Nursing
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S.N., Nazareth College
M.S.N., University of Phoenix

Judith Bezile
Professor
Computer Applications
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Ann Marie Birr
Support Professional
College Advancement
B.S., Davenport University

Jodi Blain Vitale
Case Manager
Work First/ JET
B.A., University of Michigan

Bernadette Bockheim
Evening Dishwasher Supervisor
Culinary Education

Jolene Boelens
Lab Coordinator
Academic Support Services
A.D.N., Grand Rapids Community College

Michael Boerman
Aquatics and Sports Information
Coordinator
Ford Fieldhouse
M.E.D. Aquinas College

Thomas Boersma
Professor
Mechanical & Architectural Design
B.S., Ferris State University
M.S., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Melissa Boman
Associate Professor
Preschool
B.A., Central Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Denise Borges
Disability Program Navigator
Michigan Works!

Jennifer Borrello
Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University

Kenneth Bos
Lab Coordinator and Technician
Academic Tutors
A.B., Calvin College
M.M., University of Michigan
D.M.A., Michigan State University

Cheryl Botham
Professor
Preschool
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Western Michigan University

Tina Bouchard
Custodian II
Facilities

Mark Boverhof
Custodian
Facilities

Melissa Bowen
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.S./B.A., Central Michigan University

Rachel Bower
Operations Manager
Print Solutions
B.S., Ferris State University

William Bowers
Custodian
Facilities

Margaret Bowles
Professor
Nursing Programs
B.S.N., University of Michigan
M.S.N., Grand Valley State University

Andrew Bowne
Associate Vice President & Executive
Director of College Advancement
College Advancement
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ed.D., Western Michigan University

Jan Boynton
Support Professional
Financial Aid
B.S., Ferris State University

Linda Bramble
Professor
Physical Science
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.S., Michigan State University

Amanda Brand
Assistant Professor
Radiologic Technology
B.S., Ferris State University

Garret Brand
Associate Professor
Business
B.B.A., Western Michigan University
J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Rebecca Brinks
Professor/Program Director
Education
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Aaron Brooks
Custodian
Facilities

Bayard Brooks
Conference Service Coordinator
Conference Services

C. Lee Brown
Associate Professor
Business
B.S., Wayne State University
M.S., Wayne State University

Erica Brown
Support Professional
Cashier’s Office
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.B.A., Cornerstone University

Gail Brown
Support Professional
English

Kay Brown
Custodian
Facilities

Tommy Brown
Custodian
Facilities

Stephen Brozek
Personal Technologies Technician
IT-Customer Service
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Deborah Bryde
Labor Relations Generalist
General Counsel
B.S., Michigan State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Katie Budden
Professor
Visual Arts
B.F.A., Northern Illinois University
M.F.A., Northern Illinois University

Marie Burns
Associate Professor
Nursing Programs
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.S.N., Andrews University

Lyttron Burris
Professor
English
B.A., Dillard University
M.A., Ohio State University

Terri Burt
Professor/Counselor
Counseling and Career Center
B.S., Saginaw Valley State College
M.A., Central Michigan University
Ed. D., Western Michigan University

Hayden Butcher
Maintenance/HVAC
Facilities

Melissa Buurstra
Literacy Coach
Preschool
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Kate Byerwalter
Professor
Psychology
B.A., Hope College
M.A., Loyola University-Chicago
Ph.D., Loyola University-Chicago

Angus Campbell
Professor
Culinary Education
P.T.D., Jordanhill College of Education,
Glasgow, Scotland
City & Guilds, Glasgow College of Food Technology

Michael Campo
Professor
Dental Programs
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Robert Carlstrom
Assistant Professor
Applied Technology
B.S., Ferris State University

Gary Carpenter
Carpenter
Facilities

Wesley Casarez
HVAC Technician
Facilities

Patricia Castiglione
Director of Annual Giving
College Advancement
B.A., Aquinas College

Robert Cebelak
Professor
Physical Sciences
B.A., Hope College
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Mark Champion
Information Analyst
Institutional Research and Planning
A.A.S., Macomb Community College
A.S., North Central Michigan College
B.S., Ferris State University
M.S., Ferris State University

Mary Chapin
Support Professional
Cashier’s Office

Janice Chapman
Assistant Professor
English
B.S., Calvin College
B.A., Cornerstone University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Heath Chelesvig
Research Analyst
Institutional Research and Planning
B.S., University of North Iowa
M.S., Oklahoma State University

Jianchu Chen
Professor
Language and Thought
B.A., Fudan University
M.A., Fudan University

Laurie Chesley
Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences
Arts and Sciences
B.A., Alma College
M.A., Notre Dame
Ph.D., Notre Dame

Mary Jo Chisholm
Programmer Analyst
IT-Administrative Applications
A.B., Lansing Community College
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Wendell Chivis
Agent
Receiving

Elleena Chrzan
Training Coordinator
Training Solutions

Erin Cisler
Donor and Alumni Relations Manager
Foundation
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Anna Marie Clark
Associate Professor
Student Support Services
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.S.W., Grand Valley State University

Chiquital Clay
Coordinator of Training
Training Solutions

Daniel Clark
Dean - Lakeshore Campus
B.RE., Grand Rapids Baptist College
M. Div., Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary

Megan Coakley
Assistant Professor
English
B.A., Calvin College
M.A., College

Michael Colby
Coordinator of Video Production
Media Technologies

Cheryl Cole
M-TEC Manager
Tassel M-TEC
A.B., Baker College

Patrick Coleman
Michigan Works! Service Center Manager
Michigan Works!
A.A., Park College
M.B.A., Cornerstone University

Jan Colvin
Lab Coordinator and Technician
Biological Sciences
B.S., Western Michigan University

Frank Conner, Jr.
Professor
Department Head
Psychology
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Norwich University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Scott Conner-Wellman
Head Custodian II
Facilities

Amanda Cook
Graphic Designer
Print Solutions
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Dan Cook
Personal Technologies Analyst
IT-Infrastructure
A.A., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Lori Cook
Associate Director
Enrollment Center
B.A., Aquinas College

Michael Cooper
Education and Training Specialist
Work First/JET
B.A., Michigan State University

Vikki Cooper
Assistant Professor
English
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Aquinas College

David Cope
Professor
English
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., Western Michigan University

Joy Copin
Employment Service Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.S., Cornerstone University

Colleen Copus
Lab Coordinator and Technician
Academic Tutors

Joseph Cortez
Custodian I
Facilities

Esequiel Cortez, III
Head Custodian I
Facilities

Elizabeth Cosgrove
Professor
Education
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Matthew Coullard
Coordinator of Graphic Services
Print Solutions
A.A., Baker College

Paul Coulson
Police Officer
Campus Police

John Cowles
Associate Dean
Counseling, Advising & Retention Services
A.S., Wabash Valley College
B.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
M.S.Ed., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Nicole Crans
Support Professional
Occupational Support & Disability Support Services
B.B.A., Davenport College

Connie Crumpton-Armijo
Support Professional
Campus Police
A.A.S., Ferris State University

Lydia Cruz
HR Coordinator for Adjunct Faculty
Human Resources
A.A.S., Monroe Community College

Anny Cuculista
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!

Michael Cupples
Professor
Wellness
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Michael Curtis
Systems/Application Security Analyst
Learner Resources and Technology Solutions
B.S., Ferris State University

Steevigh Cwayna
Support Professional
Library & Learning Commons
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Beverly Daily
Financial Aid Functional Analyst
Financial Aid
B.A.S., Davenport University

Brian Daily
Lab Coordinator and Technician
Academic Tutors
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.B.A., Western Michigan University

Jeffrey Danner
Associate Director of Learner Operations
Workforce Development Operations
A.A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Duane David
Media Technologies Engineer
Media Technologies

Christine Davis
HRIS Coordinator
Human Resources
B.B.A., Grand Valley State University

Faye Davis
Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources
A.B., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Melissa Davis
Procurement Specialist
Purchasing
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Wendolyn Davis
Educational Training Specialist
Training Solutions
M.B.A., University of Pheonix

Lori DeBie
Assistant Professor
Library & Learning Commons
B.A., Calvin College
MILS, University of North Carolina

Pamela DeGryse
Support Professional
Employee Professional Development and Enrichment
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Susan Del Raso
Assistant Lab Coordinator
ATC Open Computer Lab
Counseling, Advising and Retention Services
B.A., Ferris State University

James Denney
Digital/Pre Press Specialist
Print Solutions

John Dersch, Jr.
Professor
Mathematics
B.A., Calvin College
M.S., Michigan State University

Staci Dever
Support Professional
Education
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Michael DeVivo
Associate Professor
Social Sciences
B.A., Southern Connecticut State University
M.S., University of Tennessee

Derek DeVries
Communications Technology Manager
Communications
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.S., Grand Valley State University

Laura DeVries
Support Professional
Print Solutions

Martin DeVries
HVAC/Plumber/Licensed Electrician
Facilities

Deborah DeWent
Managing Associate to the Provost/
Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
A.B., Grand Rapids Community College
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Debora DeWitt
Assistant Professor
Performing Arts
B.A., Calvin College
M.M., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Teresa Dilworth
Support Professional
Disability and Occupational Support
Services

John Doane
Professor
Job Training
B.S., Western Michigan University

Paul Doane
Associate Director of Financial Aid
Financial Aid
B.A., Cornerstone University

Christine Dobberstein
Professor
Dental Auxiliary
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Regina Dobberstein
Literacy Coach
Preschool
B.S., Eastern Michigan University

Kevin Dobreff
Professor/Program Director
Performing Arts
B.S., Bowling Green University
M.F.A., Marshall University

Mark Dodd
Associate Professor
Job Training
B.S., Ferris State University

Bryson Dolly
Custodian
Facilities

Mary Doltoske
Custodian
Facilities

Lisa Donaldson
Support Professional
School of Workforce Development

John Doneth
Professor
Manufacturing
B.S., Ferris State University

Lisa Dopke
Grants Coordinator
Grants Development
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Sara Dorer
Associate Director of Student Conduct &
Student Satisfaction Initiatives
Student Affairs
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Seattle University

Matthew Douglas
Professor
Biological Sciences
B.A., University of Michigan
M.S., Eastern Michigan University
Ph.D., University of Kansas

Samuel Douglas
Custodian
Facilities

Catherine Dreher
Spectrum Theatre Systems Technician II
Performing Arts

Yolanda Duncan
Assistant Professor/Counselor
Disability and Occupational Support
Services
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., Ball State University

Kevin Dunn
Associate Professor
Culinary Education
B.A., Notre Dame

Ruben Duran
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.S., University of Chapingo

David Dye
Professor
Department Head
Mechanical & Architectural Design
B.S., University of Michigan
M.A., Architecture, University of Michigan

Anthony Dykema-VanderArk
Assistant Professor
English
B.A., Calvin College
M.A., Ohio State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Candyce Dykstra
Support Professional
Enrollment Center

Daniel Dykstra
Custodian II
Facilities

Donald Dykstra
Custodian II
Facilities

Karen Dykstra
Employment Services Trainer
Michigan Works!
A.S., Davenport University
B.A., Davenport University
M.S., Ferris State University

Gary Ebels
Professor
Criminal Justice
A.A., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.S., Aquinas College
M.M., Aquinas College

David Emelander
Building Manager
Facilities

Steven C. Ender
President
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
M. Ed., University of Georgia
Ed.D., University of Georgia

Cheryl Endres
Project Coordinator
Education
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.P.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Janice Ensing
Graphic Designer
Print Solutions
A.A., Kendall College of Art and Design
B.F.A., Grand Valley State University

Miguel Espinoza
Support Professional
Lakeshore Campus, Midtown
B.A., Michigan State University

Dewayne Faber
Custodian
Facilities

Mike Faber
Associate Director
Older Learner Center
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Madonna University
M.A., Marquette University

William Faber
Associate Professor
Physical Sciences
B.S., University of Michigan
M.S., Wayne State University

Keith Ferguson
Assistant Professor
Job Training
B.A., Alma College

Andre Fields
Assistant Professor/Counselor
Career and Counseling Center
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Mindy Firlan
Director of Academic Service Learning
Academic Service Learning
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Shavval Fleming
Associate Professor
English
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Erich Flynn
Engineer
IT-Infrastructure
A.A., Grand Rapids Junior College

Penny Folsom
Professor
Preschool
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Western Michigan University

Greg Forbes
Professor
Biological Sciences
A.A., Pierce College
B.S., California Polytechnic University
M.S., California Polytechnic University
Ph.D., James Cook University

Stephanie Forest
Student Loan Specialist
Financial Aid
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Franklin Forner
Custodian II
Facilities

Heather Forrest
Assistant Professor
Social Science
A.A., Northwestern Michigan College
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Nancy Forrest
Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.S., University of Rochester

David Fortuna
Custodian III
Facilities

Lorraine Fortuna
Custodian III
Facilities

Mark Fortuna
Custodian III
Facilities

Laurie Faber Foster
Professor
Biological Sciences
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A.C.T., Michigan State University

James Fox
Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources
B.S., Michigan State University
M.B.A., Grand Valley State University

Joel Frank
Technical Operations Technician
Applied Technology Center

Theresa Freiberg
Support Professional
Career Development Services

William Frikken
Enterprise Application Analyst
IT-Administrative Applications
B.A., Western Michigan University

Jesse Fuzi
Database Administrator
IT-Infrastructure
B.S., University of Michigan

Claudia Galvez
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!

Roland Gani
Professor
English
B.A., Anderson University
B.A., Indiana University

Brune Garcia
Support Professional
Enrollment Center

Scott Garrard
Assistant Professor
Visual Arts
B.F.A., University of West Georgia

Joan Gearns
Associates Professor
English
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University

Katie Geeseman
Associate Professor/Counselor
Counseling and Career Center
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Glenn Gelderloos
Professor
Department Head
Business
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ed.S., Western Michigan University

Gilda Gely
Provost/Executive Vice President for
Academic & Student Affairs
Academic Affairs
B.A., Kansas State University
M.A., Middlebury College
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Troy Giambernardi
Assistant Professor
Biological Science
B.S., University of Texas
Ph.D., University of Texas

Michael Gillan
Associate Professor
Performing Arts
B.M., Michigan State University
M.M., Ball State University

J. Luis Giron
Custodian
Facilities

LaKenya Gissendanner
Support Professional
Institutional Research and Planning
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., Davenport University

Sandra Glennemeier
Student Loan Specialist
Financial Aid
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Lisa Gloege
Assistant Professor
Social Sciences
B.A., Calvin College
M.A., Notre Dame University
Ph.D., Notre Dame University

Shanna Goff
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
A.A., Spokane Falls Community College
B.S., Whitworth College
M.S., Central Michigan University

Margaret Gorno
IT Manager
IT-Academic Applications
B.A., Hope College

Jody Graves
Senior Process Analyst
IT-Administrative Applications

Ronald Graves
Support Professional
Accounting and Budgets

Catherine Green
Tech Prep Coordinator/Articulation
Enrollment Services
B.A., Ferris State University
M.A., Ferris State University

Robert Green, Jr.
Head Custodian III
Facilities

Phillip Greene
Program Developer/Manager
Training Solutions-Continuing Education
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., University of Phoenix

Jonathan Greer III
Professor
Manufacturing
B.S., Ferris State University
M.S., Western Michigan University

Sandra Gregory
Support Professional
Enrollment Services/Admissions Office

Daniel Guajardo
Mailroom Clerk
Print Solutions

Nanci Guigue
Support Professional
School of Workforce Development
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., University of Michigan

Mary Gunderson
Support Professional
General Business

Levi Guppy
Police Officer
Campus Police

Glenes Hamersma
Professor
Nursing Programs
B.S.N., University of Michigan
M.S.N., Michigan State University

Nathaniel Hamilton
Web Analyst
IT-Academic Applications
B.S., Ferris State University

Sandra Hamilton
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!

James Hanafin
Custodian II
Facilities

Hillery Haney
Associate Professor
Language and Thought
B.A., St. Mary’s College
M.A., Middlebury College French
Language School

Susan Hansen
Programming Analyst
IT-Administrative Applications
A.B., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Davenport University

Fenis Harmon
Custodian III
Facilities

Jeffrey Hartman
Associate Director of Admissions
Admissions
B.A.A., Central Michigan University

James Hayes
Assistant Professor
English
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Kerry Hayward
Support Professional-Lakeshore Evening
Support
Thompson MTEC

Jesse Heard
Police Officer
Campus Police

Benjamin Hecksel
Police Officer
Campus Police

Audrey Heckwolf
Assistant Professor
Culinary Education
A.C.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Illinois State University

Stacey Heisler
Associate Professor/Counselor
Student Support Services
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Timothy Heldt
Associate Professor
Performing Arts
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Western Michigan University

Robert Hellem
Conferences Services Coordinator
Applied Technology Center

Robert Hendershot
Assistant Professor
Social Science
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Central Michigan University

Stephen Henkelman
Assistant Professor
Job Training
B.S., Davenport University
M.A., Western Michigan University

John C. Heredia
Professor
Language and Thought
B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University

Maria Herrera-Belmares
Support Professional
Payroll & Benefi ts

Stacey Herrick
Support Professional
Social Sciences
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Fiona Hert
Dean of the School of Workforce
Development
Workforce Development
B.A., New York University
M.S.W., University of Washington

Julie Hess
Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Ohio State University
M.S., University of Kentucky

S. Paul Hess
Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Ohio State University
M.S., Ohio State University

Joseph J. Hesse III
Professor
Physical Sciences
B.A., Aquinas College
M.A.T., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Ronald Higgins
Professor
Department Head
Computer Applications
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.B.A., Western Michigan University

Sara Hill
Urban Enrollment & Early College
Coordinator
Admissions Department
B.S., San Francisco State University

Susan Hill
Support Professional
Nursing
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., Grand Valley State University

James Hitchings
Enterprise Application Analyst
IT-Administrative Applications
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Holly Hoare
Lab Coordinator and Technician
Biological Sciences
B.S., Alma College
M.S. Bowling Green State University

Sara Hochsprung
Police Officer
Campus Police
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Mary Hofstra
Senior Program Manager
Training Solutions
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Janice Holton
Support Professional
Student Records
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Betty Holyfield
Support Professional
Training Solutions

James Holyfield
Grant Accountant
Financial Services
A.A.S., Community College of the Air Force
B.B.A., McKendree College

Timothy Hoving
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences
B.S., Michigan State University
M.A., East Carolina University

Tina Oen Hoxie
Dean of Student Affairs
Student Affairs
B.S., Muskingum College
M.A., Indiana University

Bruce Hudson
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!
M.A., Kent State University

Victoria Hudson
Associate Director of Communications
Communications
B.A., Michigan State University
M.S., Grand Valley State University

Joseph Huffman
Printing Services Technician II
Print Solutions

John Hunt
Custodian
Facilities

Todd Hurley
Controller
Financial Services
B.S., Aquinas College

Willie Hurst, Jr.
Custodian
Facilities

Patricia Ingersoll
Director
Library & Learning Commons
B.A., Northern Illinois University
M.A., Northern Illinois University
M.S., Illinois State University

Moss Ingram
Associate Director of Innovation
Job Training
B.A., University of Wisconsin

Carl Jackson
Custodian
Facilities

William Jacoby
Professor
Culinary Education
A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America
B.S., Cornell University
M.A., University of South Florida

Judith Jankowski
Professor
Psychology
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University
Ed.S., Central Michigan University

Victoria Janowiak
Executive Director of Operational Planning
Operational Planning
B.A., Calvin College

Arthur Johnson
Support Professional
Associate Dean-Counseling Advising and
Retention Services
A.S., Muskegon Community College

Jared Johnson
Professor
Physical Sciences
B.S., University of Illinois
M.A., University of Illinois
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Tim Johnson
Ford Fieldhouse Building Coordinator
Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Whitney Johnson
Assistant Professor/Counselor
Student Support Services
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.S.W., Grand Valley State University

Claudia Jones
Assistant to Preschool Instructor
Preschool
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Justin Jones
Applications Packager
IT-Customer Service

Rachael Jungblut
Senior Program Manager
Training Solutions-Continuing Education
B.A., Aquinas College

Thomas Kaechele
Associate Professor
Spectrum Theater Director
Performing Arts
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Wayne State University

Katrina Kalisz
Associate Professor
English
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., Loyola University

Patrick Kamau
Assistant Professor
Counseling and Career Center
M.A., Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

Elaine Kampmueller
Professor
Physical Sciences
B.A., Michigan State University
M.S., Michigan State University

Kathy Keating
General Counsel
B.A., Albion College
J.D., Columbia University School of Law

Jennifer Keessen
Assistant Professor
Student Support Services
B.A., Hope College
M.A., Western Michigan University

Luann Keizer
Associate Professor
Computer Applications
B.A., Hope College
M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky

Amy Kerkstra
Associate Professor
Preschool
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Debra Kermeen
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!

Mary Lou Kersjes
Support Professional
Information Technology

Therese Kersjes
Support Professional
Library & Learning Commons
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Dan Keyes
Consultant/Project Manager
Training Solutions
B.A., Knox College
M.B.A., Washington University

Gary Kidder
Dishwasher Supervisor
Culinary Education

Mike Kidder
Associate Director of Hospitality Education
Culinary Education
A.A.A.S., Grand Rapids Junior College

Amy Kirkbride
Support Professional
School of Arts & Sciences
B.A., Aquinas College

Michael Kiss
Professor
Department Head
Manufacturing
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Jeffrey Kissinger
Lab Coordinator
Academic Applications
B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Mike Klawitter
Professor
Library & Learning Commons
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-
Milwaukee

William Klein
Printing Technician III
Print Solutions
A.S., Lansing Community College
B.A., Ferris State University

Leigh Kleinert
Assistant Professor
Biology
B.S., Michigan State University
M.H.S., Grand Valley State University

Holly Kleyn
Senior Accountant
Financial Services
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Jennifer Knauf
Professor
General Business
B.B.A., Grand Valley State University

Regina Kneeland-Harrington
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!

Joseph Knol
Assistant to the Instructor-Job Training
Automotive Lab
Job Training
A.S., Ferris State University

Sherry Knoppers
Associate Professor
Nursing
B.S.N., Calvin College
M.S.N., Grand Valley State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Tim Koets
Assistant Professor
Computer Applications
B.S., Michigan Technological University
M.S. Michigan Technological University

Katherine Kolehouse
Support Professional
Provost and Academic Affairs

Amy Koning
Interim Associate Dean for Operation
Workforce Development Operations
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Diana Kooistra
Professor
Dental Programs
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Donna Kragt
Dean of Institutional Research and Planning
B.A., Calvin College
M.A., Western Michigan University

Sarah Krajewski
Assistant Professor
Biological Science
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.S., Western Michigan University

Carol Kramer
Support Professional
Facilities

Johannes Kreuyer
Custodian
Facilities

Paul Krieger
Professor
Biological Sciences
A.S., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.S., University of Michigan
M.S., Wayne State University

Robin Kritzman
Police Officer
Campus Police
B.S., Ferris State University

Courtney Krull
Professor
Preschool
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Eric Kunnen
Director of Distance Learning and Instructional Technology
Instructional Support and Interdisciplinary Studies
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Paula Kunst
Interim Director
Preschool
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Jodi Kuyt
Assistant Professor
Wellness
M.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Sheryl Kuzniar
Support Professional
Dental Clinic

Klaas Kwant
Television Productions Manger
Media Technologies
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Jeanne Lacy
Support Professional
Education
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Scott Lampe
Professor
Manufacturing
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Sandy Lancaster
Program Manager TAA/TGAAA
Michigan Works!
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University

Melissa Lancaster
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!

Patrick Lapenna
New Media Developer
IT-Academic Applications
B.A., Aquinas College

Elizabeth Laponsie
Professor
Preschool

Bessie Larion
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!

Judith Larsen
Director of Grants & Resource Development
Grants Development
B.A., Michigan State University

Pamela Laureto
Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
B.S., Aquinas College
M.S., Western Michigan University

Andrew Lee
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works! Ottawa

Harold Lee
Associate Professor
Language & Thought
B.A., Aquinas College
M.A., Central Michigan University

Sang Lee
Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Eastern Michigan University

Maryann Lesert
Assistant Professor
English
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Spaulding University

Robert Leunk
Assistant Professor
Biology
B.S., Calvin College
M.S. Michigan State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Carolyn Levi
Associate Professor
Nursing Programs
B.S.N., Indiana Wesleyan University
M.S.N., Grand Valley State University

Bernard Liburd
Associate Professor
Physical Sciences
B.S., University of the Virgin Islands
Ph.D., University of Florida

Susan Lichtenberg
Interim Program Manager
Work First/JET
B.S., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University

L. Michael Light
Professor
Department Head
Social Science
B.S., Illinois State University
M.S., Illinois State University

Cathy List
Head Custodian II
Facilities

Steven List
Head Custodian III
Facilities

Jeanette Lochan
Professor
Nursing Programs
A.D.N., Wayne County Community College
B.S.N., University of Detroit
M.S.N., Grand Valley State University

Chad Lodenstein
Associate Professor
Department Head
Automotive
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Brianne Lodholtz
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.S., Grand Valley State University

Robert Long
Professor
Department Head
Biological Sciences
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.S., Wayne State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Mary Lucas
Associate Professor
Language & Thought
B.A., Hope College
M.A., Western Michigan University

Andrew Lussky
Associate Professor
English
B.B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Central Michigan University

Kevin Lyons
Support Professional
Library & Learning Commons
A.A., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.I.L.S., University of Michigan

Szymon Machajewski
Sr. Blackboard Solutions Engineer
IT-Academic Applications
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Grantham University

Evan Macklin
Support Professional
Counseling and Career Center

Molly Maczka
Support Professional
Student Life

Elnur Maharramov
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works! Ottawa

Frank Mallo
Employment Services Career Development
Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.S., University of Wisconsin

Marcus Manders
Business Services Account Representative
Michigan Works!

Bernard Manker
Professor
Language and Thought
B.A., Wabash College
M.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Michigan State University

Jeremy Manning
Utility Maintenance
Facilities

Cynthia Martin
Dean of Adult and Developmental Education
Adult and Developmental Education
B.A., University of Wyoming
M.A., University of Denver
M.A., University of Colorado

Scott Martin
Project Manager
Facilities

Maria Martinez
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!

Maria del Carmen Martinez
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works! Ottawa

Mansfield Matthewson
Director
Purchasing
B.S., Michigan State University

Scott Mattson
Job Training Manager
Job Training
B.S., Lake Superior State University

Vicki Maxa
Assistant Professor/Counselor
Counseling & Career Center
B.S., University of Maryland
M.A., Western Michigan University

Misty McClure-Anderson
Support Professional
Interdisciplinary Studies & Instructional
Support
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Elaine McCormack
Executive Administrative Assistant to the
President
President and Trustee Office
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Elizabeth McCormick
Director of Innovation Initiatives
Training Solutions-Continuing Education
B.A., Central Michigan University
M.B.A., Notre Dame

Essie McGhee
Custodian III
Facilities

Neal McGladdery
Carpenter
Facilities

Duane McIntyre
Assistant Professor
Job Training
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University

Toy McNeal
Support Professional
Library & Learning Commons

Kurt Meinders
Associate Director Personal Technologies
IT-Customer Service
A.S., Baker College
B.S., Ferris State University

Elina Melkonyan
Television Programming/Duplication
Technician
Media Technologies
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Victoria Meyers
Professor
Nursing Programs
B.S.N., Grand Valley State University
M.S., Grand Valley State University

Nora Michael
Custodian II
Facilities

Scott Miklaszewski
Head Custodian II
Facilities

Joseph Milito
Assistant Director of Facilities
Facilities

William Millar
Professor
Physical Sciences
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Junior College
A.S., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.S., Calvin College
M.A., Western Michigan University

Kimberley Miller
Custodian
Facilities

Frank Minervini
Support Professional
Financial Aid
B.A., Niagara University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Scott Minton
Systems Administrator
IT-Infrastructure
B.A., Ferris State University
M.A., Ferris State University

Patricia Missad
Assistant Professor
Counseling and Career Center
M.A., Michigan State University

Jane Mohr
Associate Director
Cashier’s Office
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Junior College

Laura Moody
Professor
Nursing Programs
B.S.N., University of Michigan
M.S.N., Grand Valley State University

Alex Moore
Support Professional
Financial Aid
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Tamber Moore
Diversity Development Manager
Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity
Learning Center
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Brian Morris
Associate Professor
Performing Arts
B.M.E., Montana State University
M.M., Florida State University

Bruce Morrison
Data and Report Coordinator II
Institutional Research and Planning
B.S., University of Michigan
M.S., Michigan State University

Carolyn Morrison
Support Professional
Nursing
B.A., University of Michigan

Tammy Mosley
Support Professional
Job Training

Susan Mowers
Associate Professor
English
B.A., Kalamazoo College
M.A., Michigan State University

Mursalata Muhammad
Associate Professor
English
B.A., Oakland University
M.A., Oakland University

Eric Mullen
Director
Student Life
B.A., Aquinas College
M.Ed., Grand Valley State University

Kathryn Mullins
Executive Deputy to the President and
Board Liaison
President’s Office
B.B.A., Baker College
M.B.A., Baker College

Karen Murphy
Professor
Disability and Occupational Support Services
B.S., Central Michigan University

Patricia Murray
Employment Service Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.A., Aquinas
M.A., Michigan State University

James Muth
Professor
Culinary Education
B.A., Michigan State University
M.B.A., Grand Valley State University

Tony Myers
Police Officer
Campus Police
A.A.S., Nazarene College

Carol Natte
Support Professional
Student Records
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Gary Natte
Head Custodian II
Facilities

Jason Natte
Custodian III
Facilities

Paula Naujalis
Support Professional
Nursing Programs
A.A., A.S., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.B.A., Davenport College
M.S., Grand Valley State University

Oscar Neal
Assistant Professor
Mathematics
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A. Western Michigan University

Nora Neill
Assistant Professor
English
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Georgia Sate University

Thomas Neils
Professor
Physical Sciences
B.S., Michigan Tech University
M.S., Cornell University
Ph.D., Cornell University

Jeffrey Neumann
Professor
Applied Technology
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Kaye Newberry
Police Officer
Campus Police
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Fátima Nieves
Professor
Counseling and Career Center
B.A., Universidad del Sagrado Corazon
M.A., University of Michigan

Emily Nisley
Assistant Professor
Counseling and Career Center
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University
Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Mark Nordblom
Applications Packager
IT-Customer Service

Candy Norder
Support Professional
Interdisciplinary Studies & Instructional Support

Deborah Nordman
Assistant Professor
Program Director
Radiologic Technology
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.S. Ferris State University

Cathy Noviskey
Support Professional
Student Affairs

Karla Nowak
Police Officer
Campus Police
B.S., Ferris State University
M.S., Ferris State University

Jill Nutt
Executive Director
Student Financial Services
B.A., Baker College

Danielle Nyland
Support Professional
Lakeshore Campus

Kevin O’Halla
Chief Information Officer
Information Technology
B.A., Aquinas College
B.S., Ohio State University
M.C.M., Ferris State University

Charles Olawsky
Professor
Culinary Education
A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America
B.S., Florida International University

Michelle Olszewski
Assistant Professor
Nursing
B.S.N., University of Michigan
M.A., Grand Valley State University

James Orzechowski
Building Maintenance III
Facilities

Kimberly Overdevest
Assistant Professor
Visual Arts
B.A., Kendall College
M.A. University of Wisconsin

Linda Paasche
Nursing Student Intake Specialist
Nursing Department
B.S.N., Grand Valley State University

Julie Parks
Director -Workforce Training
Training Solutions
B.A., Michigan State University

Diane Patrick
Associate Dean of Admissions and Enrollment Services
Student Affairs
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Michigan State University

Rachel Paulucci
HRIS and Payroll Analyst
Human Resources
B.A., Hope College

Quunh Pavlov
Accountant-Auxiliary Services and Foundation
Financial Services

Karen Pavlovic
Assistant to the Preschool Instructor
Preschool

Tracy Payne
Support Professional
Adult and Developmental Education
A.S., Davenport College

Charlotte Pease
Assistant Professor
Mechanical & Architectural Design
B.S., University of Michigan
M.S., University of Michigan

Felix Pereiro
Associate Professor
General Business
B.S., Aquinas College
M.A., Aquinas College

Kevin Perrin
Student Financials Technician
Cashiers
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Robert Peters
Police Officer
Campus Police
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Ferris State University

Cindy Peterson
Building Manager
Facilities

James Peterson
Interim Vice President for Business and Financial Services
Financial Services
A.S., Davenport University
B.S., Ferris State University
M.B.A., Western Michigan University

Lubov Petrash
Banquet Chef
Food Service
A.A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Davenport College
M.S., Ferris State University

Sarah Petz
Associate Professor
Preschool
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., Aquinas College

Paul Phifer
Professor
Career Development Services
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Magdalena Phillips
Support Professional
Communications

Kimberly Pike
Support Professional
Cashier’s Office

Nicholas Pinckney
Professor
Manufacturing
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Ohio State University

Ashlee Pipoly
Student Life Coordinator
Student Life
M.Ed., Grand Valley State University

Oene Pomper
HVAC/Plumber/Licensed Electrician
Facilities

Robert Postma
Custodian II
Facilities

Malinda Powers
Support Professional
Communications
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Britt Price
Associate Professor
Physical Sciences
B.S., Hope College
M.S., University of Oregon
Ph.D., University of Oregon

Josephine Prince
Support Professional
Counseling and Career Center
A.S. Grand Rapids Community College

Charles Purvis
Custodian II
Facilities

Janis Qualls
Support Professional
Biological Sciences

Julie Quillan
Professor
Dental Programs
B.S., Grand Valley State University
D.D.S.,University of Michigan

Ronald Ralya
Associate Professor/Counselor
Counseling and Career Center
B.S., Aquinas College
M.A., Western Michigan University

Kay Ramer
Professor
Nursing Programs
D.I.P., Iowa Methodist Hospital
B.S.N., Ferris State University
M.S.N., Andrews University
C.N.M., Frontier Nursing Service: CNEP

Francisco Ramirez
Support Professional
Enrollment Center

Marcia Rango
Professor
Culinary Education
A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America
B.S., Ferris State University
M.R.E., Western Theological Seminary

Mary Reed
Scholarship Coordinator
Financial Aid
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Ferris State University

Tracy Reed-Motta
Support Professional
Dental Clinic
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Tara Reitsma
Food Service Assistant
Food Service
A.A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Gilles Renusson
Professor
Culinary Education
B.A., Chambre De Metiers de la Sarthe

Sherry Rhoden
Assistant Professor
Psychology
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., Western Michigan University

Elizabeth Rich
Support Professional
Cashier’s Office
B.B.A., Saint Mary’s College

Jodi Richhart
Police Academy Director
B.A., Ferris State University
M.S., Ferris State University

Michelle Richter
Associate Professor
Interim, Program Director
Nursing
B.S.N., Michigan State University
M.S.N., Michigan State University

Karen Riggs
Employment Services Trainer
Michigan Works!
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Christine Roberts
Printing Technician II
Printing Services

Kristin Roberts
Professor
Computer Applications
B.A., University of Michigan
M.S., Grand Valley State University

Gretchen Robinson
Support Professional
Language and Thought

Kellie Roblin
Lab Coordinator and Technician
Academic Tutors
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., University of Illinois

Michael Roche
Athletic Trainer
Wellness
B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Wayne Rodgers
Professor
Job Training
A.A.S., Ferris State University

Juan Rosario-Martinez
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.B.A., Grand Valley State University

Sarah Rose
Assistant Professor/Counselor
Disability and Occupational Support Services
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Raynard Ross
Director
Upward Bound
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Clark-Atlanta University

Michael Rowe
Building Manager
Facilities
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

Erin Rozek
Support Professional
Job Training
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Mary Rudd
Support Professional
Financial Services

Martin Ruiz
Police Officer
Campus Police
B.S., Ferris State University

Jonathon Russell
Professor
Visual Arts
M.A., Western Michigan University
M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology

Michael Rydman
Professor
Language and Thought
B.A., Aquinas College
M.A., University of Michigan
M.S., Western Michigan University

Dorothy Sadony
Energy Manager
Facilities
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Alejandro Saldivar
Professor
Department Head
Mathematics
L.M., Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan
M.S., University of Wisconsin

Kirk Salvati
Printing Services Technician III
Printing Services

Dana Sammons
Associate Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Penn State University
M.S., Arizona State University

Ann Sandberg
Support Professional
School of Workforce Development
B.S., Western Michigan University

Emily Santellan
Employment Services Program Coordinator
Michigan Works! Ottawa
B.A., Hope College

Cherryl Scaturro
Executive Administrative Assistant to the
Vice President for Finance and
Administration
Financial Services

James Schafer
Broadcast Coordiniator
Media Technologies
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Laurie Schaut
Designer
Print Solutions
A.A.S., Ferris State University

Michael Schavey
Associate Director
Academic Service Learning
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.S.W., Grand Valley State University

Nan Schichtel
Assistant Professor
Library and Learning Commons
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.P.A. Grand Valley State University
M.L.I.S., Western Michigan University

Melanie Schiele-Gady
Professor
Wellness
B.A., Adams State College
M.A., University of Northern Colorado

Emily Schoen
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.S., Central Michigan University

Kathy Schoen
Support Professional
Library & Learning Commons
A.S., Ferris State College

Steven Schueller
HVAC/Plumber/Licensed Electrician
Facilities
A.A.S., Ferris State University

Bob Schultz
Associate Professor
Culinary Education
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., Davenport College
M.A., Ferris State University

Debra Schultz
Professor
Dental Programs
B.S., Ferris State University
M.S., Ferris State University
Ph.D., Western Michigan University

James Schultz
Head Custodian III
Facilities
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Pamela Scott
Lab Coordinator and Technician
Physical Sciences
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Tamara Scott
Professor
Language and Thought
B.A., Taylor University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Danelle Sedore
Director of Print Solutions
Graphic and Mail Solutions
A.A., Baker College
B.S.A., University of Phoenix

Kristen Seevers
Support Professional
Job Training
B.A., Central Michigan University

David Selmon
Associate Director of Learning Corner
Learning Corner on Wealthy
B.A., Aquinas College

Margaret Sesselmann
Professor
Manufacturing
M.S., Michigan State University

Beverly Shannon
Professor
English
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.A., Harvard University

Nancy Sheldon
Support Professional
Print Solutions

Anne Sherman
Professor
Disability and Occupational Support
Services
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Michigan State University

Nancy Shovandoane
Assistant Professor
General Business
B.S., Ferris State University

Brian Shultz
Construction Trades Manager
Construction Trades
B.S., Western Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Lindsay Sichta
Literacy Coach Coordinator
Preschool
B.S., Madonna University
M.A., University of Michigan

Eve Sidney
Assistant Professor/Program Director
Dental Auxiliaries
A.A., Kellogg Community College
B.A., Ferris State University
M.A. Ferris State University

Paul Siegel
IT Infrastructure Analyst
IT-Infrastructure
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Tricia Siegel
Assistant Professor
Education
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., Aquinas College
M.A., Western Michigan University

Julie Sizemore
Assistant to the Preschool Instructor
Preschool
B.A., Indiana University

Jennifer Smith
Support Professional
Bob & Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning
Center and University Relations

Kenneth Smith
Professor
Computer Applications
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Michelle Smith
Training Coordinator
Training Solutions-Continuing Education
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Thomas Smith
Executive Director
Facilities
B.S., Bethel College

Jeffrey Smoes
Grounds Manager
Facilities

Lisa Snider
Support Professional
Student Employment Services
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

A. Edward Sosa
Associate Director of New Student
Orientation and Experience
Student Life
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Diane Sparks
Professor
Education
B.S., Michigan State University
M.A., Michigan State University

Jennifer Spindler Goulooze
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works! Ottawa
B.A., Michigan State University

Brent Spitler
Assistant Professor
General Business
B.A., University of Michigan
M.B.A., Western Michigan University

Jeffrey Spoelman
Professor
General Business
B.B.A., Western Michigan University
M.B.A., Michigan State University
C.P.A., State of Michigan

Kristen Spoelman
Assistant to the Preschool Instructor
Preschool
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Linda Spoelman
Professor
English
B.A., Calvin College
M.A., Eastern Michigan University

Brenda Spratling
Support Professional
Nursing
A.S., Davenport College

Keith St. Clair
Associate Professor
Social Sciences
B.A., Illinois State University
M.A., Illinois State University

Karen Stanfield
Lab Coordinator and
Technician Nursing
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Otis Staten
Custodian III
Facilities

Donald Steeby
Assistant Professor
Applied Technology
B.S., Ferris State University

James Glenn Steensma
HVAC/Electrician/Carpenter
Facilities

Michael Steinfort
Professor
Mathematics
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Gregory Stoike
Entry Level Custodian
Facilities

Cristina Stoll
Dispatcher
Campus Police

Jeff Stone
Lab Coordinator and Technician
Academic Tutors
B.S., Michigan Tech University
M.A.T., Indiana University

Debra Stout
Support Professional
Training Solutions
B.S.B.A, Central Michigan University

Paula Sullivan
Associate Dean of the Faculty Evaluation and Hiring
Workforce Development
B.S., Northeastern University
M.P.H., Northeastern University

Dennis Sutton
Associate Professor
Language and Thought
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Rosario-Montes Sutton
Associate Professor/Counselor
Counseling and Career Center
B.A., Siena Heights College
M.A., Western Michigan University

Joel Swets
Professor
English
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., Western Michigan University

Darcy Swope
IT Manager
IT-Customer Service
A.S., Grand Rapids Community College

David Syckle
Solutions Engineer
IT-Infrastructure
B.A., Ferris State University

Filippo Tagliati
Assistant Professor
Visual Arts
B.A., Universita’ di Bologna, Italy
M.A., Arizona State University

Michael Taubert
Dispatcher
Campus Police

Paulo Teles
Associate Director
Student Life
B.S., University of Fortaleza-Brazil
M.S., Grand Valley State University

Dorothy Terhune
Professor
Library & Learning Commons
Ph.B., Marquette University
M.A.L.S., University of Michigan

Sandy Thayer
Support Professional
Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Gloria Thomas
Support Professional
Academic Testing Center

Miriam Thompson
Professor
Library & Learning Commons
A.B., University of Michigan
M.S.L.S., Wayne State University

Fawn Tobolic
Support Professional
Criminal Justice
A.A., Davenport University
B.A., Davenport University

Gary Tolhurst
Custodian III
Facilities

Karen Tolhurst
Custodian II
Facilities

Greta Tolliver
Assistant to the Preschool Instructor
Preschool
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Todd Torrey
Media Solutions Engineer
Media Technology
A.A.S., Jackson Community College

David Tower
Professor
English
B.A., Central Michigan University
M.A., Michigan State University

Thomas Trasky
Custodian III
Facilities

Patricia Trepkowski
Dean of Interdisciplinary Studies
B.Ph., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Michigan State University

Bethany Tuffelmire
Support Professional
Communications
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Jeff Tyler
Assistant Professor
Manufacturing
B.S., Ferris State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Elizabeth Tyrell
Support Professional
Student Life
B.A., California State University

Ric Underhile
Associate Dean
Instructional Support and Interdisciplinary Studies
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Michelle Urbane
Support Professional
Performing Arts
A.B., Grand Rapids Community College

Dale VandenBerg
Storeroom Manager
Culinary Education
B.A., Holy Redeemer College

Rick VanderVeen
Director of Fieldhouse Events
Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse
B.S., Aquinas College

Vern VandeVooren
Custodian III
Facilities

Jennifer VanVoorst
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works! Ottawa
B.A., Graceland University

James Van Dokkumburg
Director of Facilities Planning & Projects
Facilities
B.S., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Michigan

John VanElst
Program Manager
Training Solutions
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Frederick van Hartesveldt, III
Professor
English
B.A., Michigan State University
J.D., Wayne State University

Donald Van Oeveren
Associate Director
ATC Open Computer Lab
A.S., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.S., Michigan State University

Katie Vandermeer
Professor
Computer Applications
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Grand Valley State University

Carol VanRandwyk
Professor
Performing Arts
B.M., Michigan State University
M.M., Michigan State University
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Robin Vanrooyen
Professor
Visual Arts
B.F.A., Pacific Northwest College of Art
M.F.A., Arizona State University

Nancy Vanstrien
Custodian II
Facilities

Ronald Van Unen
Custodian II
Facilities

Michael Vargo
Interim Associate Dean, Operations
School of Arts and Sciences
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.A., University of Arkansas
Ph.D., University of Arkansas

Debra Veltkamp
Professor
Nursing Programs
B.S.N., University of Oklahoma
M.S.N., Grand Valley State University

Melissa VerDuin
Custodian I
Facilities

Thomas VerStrate
Custodian II
Facilities

Debra Vilmont
Associate Professor
Education
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., Central Michigan University
M.A., Western Michigan University

Bryan Vliem
Student Records Technician
Student Records

Mark Vogel
IT Manager
Media Technologies
A.A.E.T., Grand Rapids Community College

Michelle Vollema
Custodian III
Facilities

Tom Vos
Grounds Maintenance III
Facilities
B.A., Aquinas College

Gordan Vurusic
Assistant Professor
Social Sciences
B.A., University of Zagrets
M.A., Central European University

Douglas Wabeke
Professor
Department Head
Wellness
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.E.D., Miami University of Ohio

Jodie Wagner
Support Professional
Enrollment Center
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

George Waite
Director of Tassell M-TEC and Employment
Training
Job Training
B.A., Kennedy/Western University

Edward Walker
Engineer
IT-Infrastructure
B.A., Michigan Technological University

Karen Walker
Professor/Program Director
Occupational Therapy
B.S., Central Michigan University
O.T., Certification, University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Western Michigan University

Donovan Wallace, Jr.
IT Manager
IT-Infrastructure
B.S., Ferris State University

Bruce Walski
HVAC/Plumber/Licensed Electrician
Facilities
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Judith Walters
Employment Services Specialist
Michigan Works! Ottawa

Troy Walwood
Professor
Manufacturing
A.S.A., Muskegon Community College

Ming Matthew Wang
Professor
Physical Sciences
B.S., Wuhan University
M.S., Mississippi State University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Jennifer Wangler
Business Services Account Representative
Michigan Works!
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Ryan Warblow
IT Infrastructure Analyst
IT-Infrastructure

Yumiko Watanabe
Interim Director
Academic and Developmental Support Services
B.S., Aquinas College
M.S., Notre Dame University

Linda Weaver
Assistant Professor
Preschool
B.A., Cornerstone

Kelly Webber
Help Desk Support Technician
IT-Customer Service

Luanne Wedge
Associate Director
Student Employment Services
B.S., Central Michigan University
M.A., Michigan State University

Kellie Welch
Custodian II
Facilities

Christine Welling
Financial Aid Technician
Financial Aid

Edward Wells
Professor
Wellness
B.S., Central Michigan University

Penni Weninger
Support Professional
Instructional Support and Interdisciplinary Studies

Elizabeth Westveld
General Ledger Accountant
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
B.A., Aquinas College

Gregory White
Custodian III
Facilities

Nancy White
Support Professional
Cashier’s Office
B.A., Western Michigan University

Rebecca Whitman
Chief of Police
Campus Police
B.A., Grand Valley State University

Michael Whitman
Assistant Professor
Culinary Education
B.S. Ferris State University

Bryan Wible
Head Custodian III
Facilities

Steven Wiersma
ERP Analyst
IT-Adminstrative Applications
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Cedric Williams
Professor
Social Sciences
B.A., Texas Christian University
M.A., Northwestern University

Eric Williams
Executive Director for Equity, Community &
Legislative Affairs
President and Trustee Office
A.B.D., Western Michigan University
B.A., Oakland University
M.P.A., Oakland University

Saibo Williams
Help Desk Support Technician
IT-Customer Service
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College
A.B.A., Centennial College of Applied Arts & Technology
B.A.S., Davenport University

Susan Williams
Assistant Professor
Social Sciences
B.S., University of Cincinnati
M.A., University of Cincinnati

Theresa Williams
Support Professional
Learning Corner at Wealthy
B.B.A., Grand Valley State University

Delicia Wilondja
Support Professional
Upward Bound

Cathy Wilson
Executive Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
B.A., Michigan State University
M.B.A., Western Michigan University

Laurie Witczak
Support Professional
Academic Tutors

Linda Witte
Program Developer Manager
Training Solutions
B.A., Calvin College

Johnathan Wolff
Employment Service Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.S., Grand Valley State University

Andrew Wolinski
Professor
Preschool
B.A., Central Michigan University

Jill Woller-Sullivan
Professor/Counselor
Counseling and Career Center
B.A., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University

Harold Woolworth
Lieutenant
Campus Police

Kimberly Wyngarden
Professor
English
L.P.N., Pine Rest School of Nursing
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.F.A., University of Iowa

Sara Yob
Associate Professor
Training Solutions
B.S., Michigan Technological University

Becky Yoder
Applied Technology Facilities Manager
A.A.S., Grand Rapids Junior College
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.S., Ferris State University

Sheryl York
Assistant Professor
English
B.A., Calvin
M.A., English

Dale Young
Custodian III
Facilities

Ennis Young
Employment Service Specialist
Michigan Works!
B.S., Grand Valley State University
M.S.W., Grand Valley State University

Angela Zainea
Adult Recruiter & Outreach Coordinator
Admissions
B.A., Western Michigan University

Maria del Carmen Zapata
Assistant Professor
Language & Thought
B.A., Grand Valley State University
M.A., Western Michigan University

George Zeeff
Professor
Department Head
Criminal Justice
B.A., Grand Valley State Colleges
M.S., Michigan State University

Tim Zerfas
Support Technician I
Media Technologies
A.A., Davenport College
A.A., Grand Rapids Community College

Sally Zokoe
Support Professional
Cashier’s Office

Sammye Zollman
Professor
Nursing
B.S.N., Nazareth College
M.S.N., Andrews University

Frederick Zomer
Professor/Counselor
Counseling and Career Center
B.A., Aquinas College
M.A., Central Michigan University

Dawn Zuidegeest-Craft
Assistant Professor
Nursing
B.S., Michigan State University
M.S., Grand Valley State University