Leadership Team

Jay Chapa

Jennastasia (Jay) Chapa

Position: President

Year: Senior

Favorite part of CAB: The opportunity to network with so many amazing students at GVSU, both as members of CAB and as guests at CAB events.

Fun fact: I am in the Laker Marching Band!

Lillian Baker

Lillian Baker

Position: Vice President of Operations

Year: Senior

Favorite part of CAB: Being able to work with a great group of students to plan a variety of fun events.

Fun fact: I am a huge Disney fan! I collect Minnie Mouse Ear headbands and Disney Pop Figures. 

Brooklyn Chaffee

Brooklyn Chaffee

Position: Vice President of Public Relations; Director of Special Events

Year: Senior

Favorite part of CAB: The variety of events and opportunities that CAB provides.

Fun fact: I have played trombone for over 10 years and I am in the Laker Marching Band. (Look for the silver trombone!)

Samuel Jacobs

Samuel Jacobs

Position: Vice President of Membership

Year: Senior

Favorite part of CAB: Our amazing directors and members!

Fun fact: I'm part of the Cook Leadership Academy at the Hauenstein Center.


Directors

Hannah Schafer

Hannah Schafer

Position: Director of Special Events

Year: Junior

Favorite part of CAB: Being able to give students a stress-free environment for a couple hours out of their day.

Fun fact: I have broken seven bones!

Steven Lawrence

Steven Lawrence

Position: Director of Cinema

Year: Junior

Favorite part of CAB: Getting to help out at events and be more involved on campus.

Fun fact: I come from a school system where there are only 6,000 students from Pre-K through 12th grade. 

Erin Westberg

Erin Westberg

Position: Director of Live Music

Year: Senior

Favorite part of CAB: Getting to plan the Spring Concert!

Fun fact: I have been to 39 concerts!

Vanessa Twomey

Vanessa Twomey

Position: Director of Activities

Year: Junior

Favorite part of CAB: Being able to plan fun events for students and helping build community at our university.

Fun fact: I love being active and outdoor activities such as hiking, going on walks, and bike rides. I also love to travel and hope to visit some national parks this upcoming year!

Brynn Barckholtz

Brynn Barckholtz

Position: Director of New Student and Family Programs

Year: Senior

Favorite part of CAB: Seeing events come together after the hard work of planning it and attending events with my friends. 

Fun fact: I met Billy Ray Cyrus at the movie premiere for High School Musical 2.

Josie Lossing

Josie Lossing

Position: Director of Multicultural Events

Year: Junior

Favorite part of CAB: Getting to know people on campus!

Fun fact: I work at an old folks’ home on weekends!

Kalie Braun

Kalie Braun

Position: Director of Photography

Year: Sophomore

Favorite part of CAB: Watching people have fun at our events!

Fun fact: I may or may not have a slight plant obsession. 


Advisors

Mary Wright

Mary Wright

Position: Graduate Assistant for Programming

Program: College Student Affairs Leadership

Fun fact: I love to travel and have flown on over a hundred airplanes. 

Chad Novak

Chad Novak

Position: Graduate Assistant for Programming

Program: College Student Affairs Leadership

Fun fact: I was a competitive gymnast for 11 years!

Katie Garrett

Katie Garrett

Position: Programming Coordinator

Fun fact: I have climbed two mountains!



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