Staff Directory

Office of the Vice President

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Jesse Bernal, P.h.D.

Chief of Staff to the President

Vice President for Inclusion and Equity

Emailbernalje@gvsu.edu

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-3296

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Connie Dang, M.P.A.

Connie Dang, Ph.D.

Senior Inclusion & Equity Officer

Email: dangc@gvsu.edu

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-3296

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Elizabeth	Doyle, M.A.

Elizabeth Doyle, M.A.

Executive Associate for Presidential Initiatives, Inclusion and Equity

Email: doyleliz@gvsu.edu

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-3296

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Marlene Kowalski-Braun, Ph.D.

Marlene Kowalski-Braun, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Development

Deputy Inclusion and Equity Officer

Email: kowalskm@gvsu.edu

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-3296

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Linda Ray

Linda Ray

Inclusion Assistant

Email: rayli@gvsu.edu

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-3217

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Joseph VanArendonk

Joseph VanArendonk

Inclusion and Equity Specialist

Email: vanarejo@gvsu.edu

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-3296

Pronouns: He/Him/His


Kathleen VanderVeen

Kathleen	VanderVeen, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Inclusion & Equity

ADA Compliance Officer

Affirmative Action/EEO Officer

Email: vandervk@gvsu.edu

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-3296

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Connie Wiers

Connie Wiers

Executive Assistant

Email: wiersco@gvsu.edu

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-2672

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Division Unit Leadership

Kevin Carmody

Kevin Carmody

Director & Title IX Coordinator

Emailcarmodke@gvsu.edu

Websitewww.gvsu.edu/titleix

Office Address: 4015 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-9530

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Doug Kindschi

Doug Kindschi, Ph.D.

Director, Kaufman Interfaith Institute

Email: kindschd@gvsu.edu

Website: www.gvsu.edu/interfaith

Office Address: 180 Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences

Office Phone: 616-331-5702

Pronouns: He/Him/His


Kathleen VanderVeen

Kathleen VanderVeen

Associate Vice President for Inclusion & Equity

ADA Compliance Officer

Affirmative Action/EEO Officer

Email: vandervk@gvsu.edu

Website(s): 

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall

Office Phone: 616-331-3296

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Shontaye Whitcher

Shontaye Witcher, Ph.D.

Director, Disability Support Resources & Equity Officer

Email: witchesh@gvsu.edu

Website: www.gvsu.edu/dsr

Office Address: 215 CON

Office Phone: 616-331-2490

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers