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John P. Apol, '69

John P. Apol, '69

Washington D.C. native, John Jack Apol, 69, was a professor at Detroit College of Law for 34 years.

Vondie Woodbury, '71

Vondie Woodbury, '71

Since 1995, Executive Director of the Muskegon Community Health Project, Vondie Woodbury, 71 has developed and implemented several community health programs.

Dixie Anderson, '72 & '78

Dixie Anderson, '72 & '78

Since 1995, Dixie Anderson, 72 and 78, has served as executive director of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

Daniel Oglesby, '74

Daniel Oglesby, '74

Grand Valley Alumnus, Daniel Oglesby, 74, is the senior vice president of human resources for Spectrum Health.

Rosa Fraga, '72 & '82

Rosa Fraga, '72 & '82

Retired with more than 30 years of service in bilingual education, Rosa Fraga, 72 continues to be engaged in immigrant communities.

Blaine A. Koops, '76

Blaine A. Koops, '76

The Honorable Sheriff Blaine A. Koops has over 33 years of law enforcement and public service experience.

Gail L. Freeman, '78

Gail L. Freeman, '78

The founder of Freeman Philanthropic Services, Gail Freeman has spent more than 25 years in philanthropy, non-profit management, and executive recruitment.

Deborah L. Clanton, '76

Deborah L. Clanton, '76

The Honorable Deborah L. Clanton has over 31 years of experience in the corrections field.

William S. Davidson, '69

William S. Davidson, '69

Dr. William S. Davidson, II, is a university distinguished professor at Michigan State University and editor in chief of the American Journal of Community Psychology.

Troy A. Hardy, '95

Troy A. Hardy, '95

Troy Hardy is a multi-Emmy nominated music editor, composer, and guitarist.