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202 Student Services Building
Allendale MI 49401-9403
Anthony T. Williams Jr. (he, him, his)
Anthony joined the Division of Student Affairs at Grand Valley State University as the Director in May of 2019. Most recently, Anthony served as the Assistant Director for Housing Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution at the University of Michigan and as a Residential College Director at Washington University in St. Louis. Anthony’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion serves as a catalyst for his implementation of restorative practices across all aspects of student conduct and conflict resolution. He has dedicated his career to collaborating with students, staff, and faculty to create and maintain a safe and welcoming environment where all students can be successful inside and outside of the classroom.
Anthony earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from Chicago State University and a Master of Science degree in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University. He is currently enrolled in Jackson State University’s Urban Higher Education Executive Ph.D. program. Anthony is very involved in several professional and social organizations including the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA), NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA), 100 Black Men of America, Inc., and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Anthony is happily married to Grace Williams, together they have two dogs, Kobe and Kingston.
Marla Wick (she, her, hers)
Conflict Resolution Facilitator
Marla serves as the associate director of the Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center at Grand Valley State University. Before moving to Michigan, she held many different roles in higher education, including adjunct instructor, course coordinator, academic coach, tutor, editor, and language support professional. Marla is passionate about education as a justice issue and has devoted her professional life to supporting students and working to create richer and more equitable campus experiences. Marla loves higher education and is inspired by the capacity of restorative practices to nurture personal and collective growth and to strengthen our communities. She is originally from Montana, where she earned her BA from Montana State University before pursuing graduate degrees at Ohio University (MA) and the State University of New York at Buffalo (PhD). In her spare time, she reads voraciously, pets cats, and picks up heavy things.
Ryan Neloms (he, him, his)
Conflict Resolution Facilitator
Ryan Neloms joined the Office of Student Life in 2015 as the Assistant Director of Event Services. He is responsible for the operations and management of the Kirkhof Center as well as the Cook Dewitt Center. Ryan also is the point A/V contact for large scale university events such as concerts, parties, conferences, etc. Prior to working at Grand Valley Ryan obtained his Bachelor’s in Social work in 2012 and Master’s in Social Work in 2015 both from GVSU. Ryan is dedicated to providing students with a grand experience and excelling the Laker tradition.
Adaptability - Ideation - Belief - Restorative - Strategic
Paige L. Emerson (she, her, hers)
COVID-19 Conflict Resolution Facilitator
Paige first joined the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution in 2018 as the Graduate Assistant for Student Conduct, Intervention, and Support. Since earning her Master of Education degree (M.Ed.) from GVSU’s CSAL program in the spring of 2020, she has re-joined the OSCCR team and is excited to devote her passion for conflict resolution to her work with Grand Valley’s students again. Paige earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Alma College in 2018, and is thrilled to be permanently living in Grand Rapids once again with her cat, Pixy.
Strategic - Developer - Empathy - Responsibility - Belief
Kyley Knudson (she, her, hers)
Kyley is originally from the San Francisco Bay area. She graduated from the University of Idaho in 2020. There she earned her Bachelor of Science in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminology. She also received minors in Justice Studies and Dance. She will be continuing her education with the Masters of Education in College Student Affairs Leadership program at GVSU and intends to graduate in 2022. Kyley joined the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution as a Graduate Assistant in Fall 2020. She is excited to join the GVSU community and explore Michigan.
Kaylin Zocharski (she, her, hers)
Fall Practicum Student
Kaylin graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2019 with a Bachelors of Science in Political Science. She continued into the Masters of Education in College Student Affairs Leadership at GVSU and intends to graduate in 2021. In August 2019, Kaylin Joined the Division of Student Affairs as he Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Graduate Assistant. Kaylin also worked for the Dean of Students Office as an intern writing and formatting Emergency Action Guides and as an intern in the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution.
Lindsay Bogi (she, her, hers)
Student Services Assistant
Lindsay graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and began her career at the University in the Division of Student Affairs in October 2016 when she joined the University Counseling Center. In June 2019, Lindsay transitioned to the Dean of Students Office where she supports the Associate Dean of Students, Assistant Dean of Students, and Director of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution. She is currently enrolled in GVSU's Professional MBA Program through the Seidman College of Business and spends her spare time playing volleyball and hanging out at the dog beach with her black lab, Dexter.