Our Staff

Mary Eilleen Lyon

Mary Eilleen Lyon

Associate Vice President
(616) 331-2221
lyonme@gvsu.edu

Beat: Administration

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Sherry Bouwman

Sherry Bouwman

University Communications Assistant
(616) 331-2221
bouwmans@gvsu.edu


Dottie Barnes

Dottie Barnes

Associate Director of News
(616) 331-2953
barnesdo@gvsu.edu

Beats: Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Geography/Planning, Geology, Integrated Sciences, Mathematics, Movement Science, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Seidman College of Business, College of Community and Public Service, College of Education, Autism Education Center, Regional Math and Science Center, WGVU, Facilities, Graduate Studies.

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Leah Twilley

Leah Twilley

Communications Specialist
(616) 331-2222
twilleyl@gvsu.edu

Beats: Lead and manage the university's social media strategy, Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC), Padnos College of Engineering and Computing, Sustainable Community Development Initiative, Student Services, Academic Services and Information Technology

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Michele Coffill

Michele Coffill

Associate Director of Publications
(616) 331-2224
coffillm@gvsu.edu

Biomedical Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology, Inclusion and Equity Division, Athletics, College of Health Professions, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies (except Honors College and Sustainable Community Development Initiative), Kirkhof College of Nursing, Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center, Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence, Vice Provost for Health, Student Academic Success Center.

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Nate Hoekstra

Nate Hoekstra

Communications Specialist/Web Editor
(616) 331-8138
hoekstna@gvsu.edu

Beats: Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, Charter Schools Office, Frederik Meijer Honors College, Annis Water Resources Institute, Political Science Department, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy

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Matthew Makowski

Matthew Makowski

Communications Specialist
(616) 331-2228
makowsma@gvsu.edu

Beats: Anthropology, Art and Design, Art Gallery & Collections, Autism Education Center, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, English, Geography and Planning, Geology, History, Integrated Sciences, Mathematics, Modern Languages and Literatures, Movement Science, Music and Dance, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Regional Math and Science Center, Russian Studies, School of Communications, Sociology, Statistics, Sylvia and Richard Kaufman Interfaith Institute, University Libraries, Writing

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Bernadine Carey-Tucker

Bernadine Carey-Tucker

Photography Manager
(616) 331-2221
careyb@gvsu.edu


Amanda Pitts

Amanda Pitts

Photographer
(616) 331-2221
pittsa@gvsu.edu

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Elizabeth Lienau

Elizabeth Lienau

Photography Coordinator
(616) 331-2221
lienaue@gvsu.edu

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Jeremy Knickerbocker

Jeremy Knickerbocker

Videographer
(616) 331-2836
knickej1@gvsu.edu

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