Music, Theatre, Dance Faculty & Staff

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Music, Theatre, and Dance Secretary

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1300 The Haas Center for Performing Arts

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Charlyn Worthem has been with Grand Valley State University for three years. Before coming to Grand Valley, she worked for Meijer Stores as a Service/Deli Manager for eight years. Prior to working at Meijer, she worked at St. Mary's Health Services for 20 years as a Medical Secretary. In June of 2003, Charlyn obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Business Management with a Minor in Human Resources from Davenport University.

Charlyn has been married to her husband Jerold for twenty-five years. They have three children, Jacquece, who graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Health, Jerold, who is currently a senior at Grand Valley State University, majoring in Theatre, and Mychael, who recently graduated from Valparaiso University with his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Marketing.

Charlyn not only holds her position as the Music Department Secretary, in her spare time, she works as a licensed caterer. Cooking has always been a passion of hers but she's not ready to quit her day job yet.