Meet the Administrative Staff
The Fred Meijer Center for Writing and Michigan Authors (FMCFWAMA) has a three-person administrative team. Together, we are a full-time Director, a full-time Office Coordinator, and a part-time Specialist. Continue reading to learn more about us.
He is the full-time Director of the Fred Meijer Center for Writing. He earned his Master's degree in Rhetoric and Composition from Washington State University, followed by several years of work as a writing tutor, teacher, and Writing Center Coordinator. While at WSU, he helped establish a statewide e-tutoring program that provided online tutoring to students from over 30 Washington colleges. His scholarship and presentations have focused on small-group tutoring, program assessment, teaching, and tutor training. He enjoys movies, books, and games from any medium or genre, hates pickles, and has an inexplicable love of rain.
Meredith is the Writing Center Specialist. She is responsible for crafting, leading, and promoting various professional development and training opportunities for the Writing Center Staff, as well as assisting in the day-to-day operations of the Writing Center. She earned her Bachelor's degree in English and Secondary Education from Grand Valley State University, and recently completed a Master's degree in English. She is a former lead writing consultant at the Fred Meijer Center for Writing and Michigan Authors, where during her time, she created and trialed a pilot program that focused on online writing groups for undergraduate honors students. She loves reading, having chocolate nearby, and believes that there really is no such thing as too much coffee.
She is the office coordinator and maintains office and personnel files, processes office/administrative requests, manages phones and other communication, keeps consultants updated on their tasks and schedules.
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