Center for Educational Partnerships Staff

Clayton Pelon, Associate Director (photo).

Clayton Pelon, Director

Office Address: 362 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6813

Email: pelonc@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Education Alumni Association, PBS LearningMedia, Groundswell, community partnerships and strategic initiatives


Veda Hodges, Office Coordinator (photo).

Veda Hodges, Office Coordinator

Office Address: 396 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6440

Email: hodgesv@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Community partnerships, budget management, connections to neighborhood associations, event planning


Mei Mah, Associate Director (photo).

Mei Mah, Associate Director

Office Address: 364 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6230

Email: mahmei@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Convocation, design thinking, community partnerships, teacher academies


Jessica Vander Ark, Groundswell Project Manager (photo).

Jessica Vander Ark, Groundswell Project Manager

Office Address: 356 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6804

Email: vandjess@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Groundswell, teacher professional development, environmental stewardship, community partnerships