Our Staff

Mary Eilleen Lyon

Mary Eilleen Lyon

Associate Vice President
(616) 331-2221
[email protected]

Beat: Administration

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Sherry Bouwman

Sherry Bouwman

University Communications Assistant
(616) 331-2221
[email protected]


Chris Knape

Chris Knape

Director of University Communications
(616) 331-2953
[email protected] 

Beats: Information Technology, Dorothy Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Rankings, Seidman College  of Business, Veterans Services, WGVU, Office of Sustainability Practices, University Libraries, Kaufman Interfaith Institute, College of Health Professions

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Michele Coffill

Michele Coffill

Associate Director of Publications
(616) 331-2224
[email protected]

Beats: Area & Global Studies, Environmental Studies, Liberal Studies, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, General Education, Integrative Learning & Advising, Office for Community Partnerships & Student Professional Development, Kutsche Office of Local History, Frederik Meijer Center for Writing & Michigan Authors, Padnos International Center, Provost's Office, Enrollment Development, Inclusion & Equity, Padnos College of Engineering, Center for Adult & Continuing Studies, Student Academic Success Center, TRIO

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Peg West

Peg West

Associate Director of Strategy and Digital Content

(616) 331-2222

[email protected]

Beats: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Anthropology, Autism Education Center, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, School of Communications, English, Geography and Sustainable Planning, Geology, History, Integrated Science Program, Mathematics, Modern Languages and Literature, Movement Science, Music, Theatre and Dance, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Regional Math and Science Center, Sociology, Statistics, Visual and Media Arts, Writing, CLAS Academic Advising Center, Art Gallery & Collections, GV NextEd Co-Lab, REP4

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Brian Vernellis

Brian Vernellis

Communications Specialist
(616) 331-8138
[email protected]

Beats: Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence, Pew Faculty Teaching & Learning Center, Athletics, Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, Charter Schools, Muskegon Innovation Hub, Frederik Meijer Honors College, Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships, College of Education & Community Innovation, Annis Water Resources Institute, Political Science, International Relations

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Sheila Babbitt

Sheila Babbitt

Social Media Coordinator
[email protected]

Beats: Dean of Students Office, Campus Recreation, Career Center, Children's Enrichment Center, University Counseling Center, Housing and Residence Life, Conduct, Intervention and Support, Milton Ford LGBT Resource Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Student Life and Event Services, Student Services, Center for Women and Gender Equity, Graduate School, Facilities Planning and Services.

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Amanda Pitts

Amanda Pitts

Senior Photographer
(616) 331-2221
[email protected]

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Kendra Stanley-Mills

Kendra Stanley-Mills

Photographer
(616) 331-2798
[email protected]

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Bill Cuppy

Bill Cuppy

Creative Director
(616) 331-9510
[email protected]

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Tony Packer

Tony Packer

Videographer
(616) 331-2390
[email protected]

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Dave LeFurge-McLeod

Dave LeFurge-McLeod

Videographer
(616) 331-2836
[email protected]

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Katherine Barnard

Katherine Barnard

Motion Graphic Designer
(616) 331-9507
[email protected]

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