Staff Directory

Office of the Vice President

First Name Last Name Title Pronouns
Jesse M. Bernal, Ph.D. Chief of Staff to the President, Vice President for Inclusion and Equity He/Him/His View
Connie Dang, M.P.A. Senior Inclusion & Equity Officer She/Her/Hers View
Elizabeth Doyle, M.A. Special Associate for Presidential Initiatives, Inclusion and Equity She/Her/Hers View
Marlene Kowalski-Braun, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Inclusion & Student Support She/Her/Hers View
Linda Ray Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Inclusion and Equity She/Her/Hers View
Kathleen VanderVeen, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Equity & Compliance, A.D.A. Compliance Officer She/Her/Hers View
Connie Wiers Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Inclusion and Equity She/Her/Hers View

Division Unit Leadership

First Name Last Name Title Pronouns Website
Scott Ayotte, J.D. Director, Affirmative Action/EEO He/Him/His https://www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/ View
Douglas Kindschi, Ph.D. Director, Kaufman Interfaith Institute He/Him/His https://www.gvsu.edu/interfaith/ View
Theresa Rowland, M.Ed. Title IX Coordinator & Director, Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity She/Her/Hers https://www.gvsu.edu/titleix/ View
Kathleen VanderVeen, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Equity and Compliance, A.D.A Officer She/Her/Hers https://www.gvsu.edu/socialjustice/ View
Shontaye Witcher, Ph.D. Director, Disability Support Resources She/Her/Hers http://www.gvsu.edu/dsr/ View