Aaron joined Grand Valley in the July of 2002. Before coming to Grand Valley Aaron earned his undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University and spent two years in Muskegon working at a Federal Superfund Site performing Quality Control and Assurance. In 2002 Aaron came to GVSU as lab supervisor for the Chemistry Department and in 2008 joined the Dean's Office as the Director of Laboratory Support.
Aaron's main focus is overseeing CLAS science operations. This includes space allocation and management, resource purchasing, and chemical and equipment inventory administration.
When Aaron is not here at GVSU he spends most of his free time helping his wife protect their 3 children from themselves, with free minutes devoted to family, cycling, golfing, and carpentry.