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MiSTEM State Network
The MiSTEM Network consists of 16 regions across the state. The Greater West Michigan Region (GWM) is Region #8.
The four pillars that guide the work of the MiSTEM Network.
Greater West Michigan (GWM) Region
Allegan, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Ottawa Counties
Ginger Rohwer, Regional Director
Diane Miller, Business, Community, & Education Liaison
Olga Martinez-Capistran, Program Assistant
Kristofer Pachla, GVSU Liaison to the MiSTEM Network
Contact information is available on the Contact Us page.
Advisory Board Members
Angie Barksdale, Chief Operating Officer, West Michigan Works!
Bernard Brown, CTC Principal/Director of Secondary Learning Services, Career-Tech Center, Newaygo County RESA
Caitlin Callahan, Assistant Professor of Geology, Grand Valley State University
Sarah Coleman, Science Consultant, Muskegon Area ISD; Program Director, West Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (WMGLSI)
Mandy DeWilde, Sr. Program Data Administrator of Community Impact, Heart of West Michigan United Way
Michael Fine, Science Consultant, Ottawa Area ISD
Abraham Jones, Enterprise Information Security - Security Architect, Gordon Food Service
Bridget Knight, STEM Executive, Boy Scouts of America
Stephanie O'Dea, Associate Superintendent for Instruction, Montcalm Area ISD
Amy Oliver, Math/Science Coordinator, Allegan AESA
Cary Stamas, Director of College & Career Readiness, Kent ISD
John Vancil, Director of Strategic Operations, Open Systems Technologies (OST)