President's Cabinet

Chasity Bailey-Fakhoury

Chasity Bailey-Fakhoury

Associate Professor, Educational Foundations
Presidential Fellow

Office Address: 444 C Richard M. DeVos Center 
Phone: (616) 331-6485

Website: College of Education

Annie Belanger

Annie Bélanger

Dean, University Libraries

Office Address: 430 Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons
Phone: (616) 331-3500
Website: University Libraries


Jesse Bernal

Jesse M. Bernal*

Chief of Staff to the President & Vice President for Inclusion and Equity

Office Address: 4035 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-3296
Website: Inclusion and EquityAffirmative Action

Shawn Bultsma

Shawn Bultsma

Associate Professor & Vice Chair, University Academic Senate

Office Address: 324C Richard M. DeVos Center
Phone: (616) 331-6250
Website: Faculty Governance


Thomas A. Butcher

Thomas A. Butcher*

Vice President and General Counsel

Office Address: 4068 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2067
Website: Legal, Compliance and Risk Management

Jodi Chycinski

Jodi Chycinski

Associate Vice President and Director of Admissions

Office Address: 300 Arend & Nancy Lubbers Student Services Building
Phone: (616) 331-2025
Website: Admissions


Maria C. Cimitile

Maria C. Cimitile*

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

Office Address: 3090 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2400
Website: Office of the Provost

Lola Coke

Lola Coke

Acting Dean, Kirkhof College of Nursing

Office Address: 300 Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
Phone: (616) 331-3558
Website: Kirkhof College of Nursing


Jennifer Drake

Jennifer Drake

Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Office Address: B-4-232 Mackinac Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2495
Website: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Karen Ingle

Karen Ingle

Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning

Office Address: 1201 Service Building
Phone: (616) 331-3258
Website: Facilities Planning


Robert Kimball

Robert Kimball

Associate Vice President & Executive Associate to the President

Office Address: 310 Bicycle Factory Building
Phone: (616) 331-2240
Website: Charter Schools Office

Sue Korzinek

Sue Korzinek

Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Office Address: 4490 Kindschi Hall of Science
Phone: (616) 331-2035
Website: Information Technology


Diana Lawson

Diana Lawson

Dean, Seidman College of Business

Office Address: 3019 L. William Seidman Center
Phone: (616) 331-7100
Website: Seidman College of Business

Karen M. Loth

Karen M. Loth*

Vice President for University Development

Office Address: 914 L.V. Eberhard Center
Phone: (616) 331-6000
Website: University Development


Aaron Lowen

Aaron Lowen

Professor of Economics, Finance Department Chair and Director, School of Accounting
Presidential Fellow

Office Address: 3027 L. William Seidman Center
Phone: (616) 331-7441
Website: Seidman College of Business

Mary Eilleen Lyon

Mary Eilleen Lyon

Associate Vice President for University Communications

Office Address: 4090 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2221
Website: University Communications


Philomena V. Mantella

Philomena V. Mantella*

President

Office Address: 3035 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2100
Website: Office of the President

Matthew McLogan

Matthew E. McLogan*

Vice President for University Relations and Secretary, Board of Trustees

Office Address: 3080 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2190
Website: University Relations


Felix Ngassa

Felix Ngassa

Professor & Chair, University Academic Senate

Office Address: 350 Padnos Hall of Science
Phone: (616) 331-3317
Website: Faculty Governance

Roy Olsson, Jr.

Roy Olsson, Jr.

Dean, College of Health Professions

Office Address: 200 Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
Phone: (616) 331-3356
Website: College of Health Professions


Paul Plotkowski

Paul Plotkowski

Dean, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing

Office Address: 332 John C. Kennedy Hall of Engineering
Phone: (616) 331-6260
Website: Padnos College of Engineering and Computing

Chris Plouff

Chris Plouff

Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Office Address: 3090 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2400
Website: Office of the Provost


Loren Rullman

Loren Rullman

Vice Provost of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Office Address: 202 Arend & Nancy Lubbers Student Services Building
Phone: (616) 331-3585
Website: Dean of Students

Gregory Sanial

Gregory Sanial*

Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer, Board of Trustees

Office Address: 3080 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2188
Website: Finance and Administration


Mark Schaub

Mark Schaub

Dean, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Office Address: 224 Lake Ontario Hall
Phone: (616) 331-8655
Website: Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Patricia Smith

Patricia Smith

Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

Office Address: 4068 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2067
Website: Legal, Compliance and Risk Management


Sherril Soman

Sherril Soman

Dean, College of Education

Office Address: 458C Richard M. DeVos Center 
Phone: (616) 331-6821
Website: College of Education

Paul Stansbie

Paul Stansbie

Acting Dean, College of Community and Public Service

Office Address: 202C Richard M. DeVos Center 
Phone: (616) 331-7143
Website: College of Community and Public Service


Milos Topic

Miloš Topić*

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Digital Officer

Office Address: 4490 Kindschi Hall of Science
Phone: (616) 331-2035
Website: Information Technology

B. Donta Truss

B. Donta Truss*

Vice President for Enrollment Development & Educational Outreach

Office Address: 4058 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2500
Website: Enrollment Development


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Kara Van Dam

Vice Provost for Graduate and Lifetime Learning

Office Address: 718 L.V. Eberhard Center
Phone: (616) 331-7620
Website: Center for Adult and Continuing Studies

Craig Wieschhorster

Craig Wieschhorster

Associate Vice President for Business and Finance 

Office Address: 2015 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2831
WebsiteBusiness & Finance


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Vacant

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Office Address: 1090 James H. Zumberge Hall
Phone: (616) 331-2215
Website: Human Resources

* indicates Executive Officer of the university.


About the Cabinet

The President’s Cabinet was expanded under the leadership of President Mantella to ensure many diverse voices and perspectives inform university strategy and decision-making. This larger cabinet promotes greater collaboration and communication across the university. The cabinet is the senior advisory body to the president and includes the vice presidents, other administrators, representatives of the Provost's Cabinet, and the chair and vice-chair of the University Academic Senate. It operates with the following charge:

  • Provide advice and counsel on university strategy, investments and resources
  • Consult, coordinate and assist in operationalizing university-wide initiatives
  • Assist in implementing an agile university structure in which all feel ownership
  • Communicate university efforts to encourage participation from the entire community

 

This body holds monthly meetings, chaired by President Mantella. The structure is designed to encourage and support our student focus, innovation and diversity, in carrying out the noble mission of Grand Valley State University.