Professional Housing Staff & Resident Assistants


Jasmine Padin
Living Center Director 

Jasmine is a full time Living Center Director in Housing and Residence Life. She oversees about 750 residents living in Murray Living Center, VanSteeland Living Center and Grand Valley Apartments. Within these living centers are two academic communities (International House and Woman’s Leadership House).  She graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Leadership with a minor in Business and a Master’s in Education. She is also the academic advisor for Women's Lacrosse and Women's Basketball.

Contact Information: 616.331.4297



Jessica "Jessi" Brown
2015-2016 VanSteeland RA

Jessi Brown is a Resident Assistant in the Women’s Leadership House.  She is  a senior majoring in Art and Education.  Jessi is from Hartland, Michigan and has been a resident assistant since 2012 in Robinson Living Center and the Calder Art Residence. She is the president of Grand Valley’s National Art Education Association’s student chapter and is passionate about teaching for social justice in public schools, specifically the art classroom.  

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