Executive Board

Alyssa, President

President - Alyssa Jones

Alyssa is a senior with a double major in Hospitality & Tourism Management and Marketing, and a minor in International Business. This is her third year as a member of Spotlight Productions. Last year she served as the Music Chair, and this year she could not be more excited to be President. In her free time she is the Homecoming Coordinator for Laker Traditions Team, and the Director of Marketing for TEDx GVSU. 

Her primary responsibilities include:

  • Overall responsibility for the activities of Spotlight Productions
  • Representing the interest of Spotlight to the University
  • Oversight of membership meetings
  • Oversight of Spring Concert and Special Events chairs
  • Management of finances, in conjunction with the advisor

Sabrina, Vice President

Vice President - Sabrina Somers


Sabrina Somers is a junior, majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management. This is her third year as a member of Spotlight Productions. She loves Spotlight because of the people and the amazing experiences. When she’s not attending class or the weekly meetings, she loves baking desserts and photography. 

Her primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of Comedy, Music, and Membership chairs
  • Assuming responsibilities of President in their absence

Micaela, Digital Media Chair

Digital Media Chair - Micaela Petrucci

Micaela is a senior studying Advertising & Public Relations with a minor in Marketing. She is excited to continue the position as Digital Media Chair to promote Spotlight's events online and also in person with the rest of the Marketing Committee. You can typically find Micaela at a concert or at a Spotlight event documenting the action for social media! She is looking forward to this year full of Spotlight fun and hopes to see you at our awesome events!

Her primary responsibilities include:

  • Promotion of Spotlight Productions and of Spotlight Productions' events
  • Maintenance of the Spotlight Productions' website
  • Coordination of photography, videography, and advertising materials for each event
  • Managing Spotlight Productions' social media accounts 

Greg, Promotions Chair

Promotions Chair - Greg Ziegenfelder


His responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Promotions Office to design and print posters, banners and other print materials
  • Coordinating marketing efforts with the Digital Media Chair

Aurora, Comedy Chair

Comedy Chair - Aurora Reese

Aurora Reese is entering her second year as comedy chair of Spotlight Productions. She is a junior from Lapeer, MI with an exercise science major. She is currently a member of the pre-physical therapy club and Alpha Sigma Tau sorority. She enjoys hammocking, reading, and basically all things outdoors.

For information about comedy events, contact Aurora at spotlight@gvsu.edu

Brenna, Music Chair

Music Chair - Brenna Hendler

Brenna comes from Rochester MI, and am currently a fifth year senior at Grand Valley. Her major is Elementary Education and CSAT with a minor in Spanish and Studio Art. She was member of Spotlight and on the music committee last year and enjoyed  helping out with events. The number of music genres that she is interested in are countless,she likes pop, classic rock, punk rock,  k-pop, classical, alternative, heavy metal, and international music, from many  different artists. Outside of the Spotlight  community she is a member of GVSU PALS and a Transitions Leader. Some of her favorite hobbies are  listening to music, reading, drawing, knitting, baking, and making arts and crafts. She is open to all kinds of music and possibilities and I hope to share my music interests  with others  and learn what others listen to.

For information about music events, contact Brenna at: spotlight@gvsu.edu

Katie, Special Events Chair

Special Events Chair- Katie Clayton

Katie is currently a Marketing-Sales major from Quincy, MI currently in her junior year. This is her first year on E-board but third year as a part of Spotlight Productions. She enjoys reading, cooking, and naps. She works for University Development and can’t wait to take on the role of Special Events Chair

For information about Special Events, contact Katie at: spotlight@gvsu.edu 

Andrew, Graduate Assistant/Advisor

Advisor - Andrew Travis

Andrew comes from Shepherd, MI and received his B.A. from Grand Valley State University in 2016. He will be serving as one of the Graduate Assistants for Campus Programming and act as the advisor for Spotlight Productions while receiving his M.Ed. in the College Student Affairs Leadership Program.

His responsibilities include:

  • Contracts
  • Overseeing organization's operations. 

Contact Andrew at travandr@gvsu.edu with any questions regarding Spotlight Productions.

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