Staff and Advisory Committee

Ruth Stegeman

Ruth Stegeman
Assistant Dean
Director for Community Engagement

 

Advisory Committee Members
Maria Cimitile, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Paul Stansbie, Associate Dean, College of Community and Public Service
Kevin Tutt, Interim Assistant Dean of Strategic Planning, Assessment, Outreach and Community Engagement
Erin Fisher, Library Program Manager, University Libraries
Shirley Fleischmann, Professor of Engineering, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing
Sridhar Sundaram, Associate Dean, Seidman College of Business
Cynthia Grapczynski, Professor of Occupational Therapy, Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
Simone Jonaitis, Executive Director, Continuing Education, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Cynthia McCurren, Dean of the Kirkhof College of Nursing
Shaily Menon, Associate Dean for Professional Development and Administration
Bart Merkle, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Jean Nagelkerk, Vice Provost for Health
Jeff Potteiger, Dean of Graduate Studies
Robert Smart, Vice Provost for Research Administration
David Bair, Professor and Director of the Center for Educational Partnerships
Heather Wallace-Renter, Kirkhof College of Nursing Faculty
Pat Waring, Office of the President Community Relations Director

Core Team
Paul Stansbie, Associate Dean, College of Community and Public Service
Marlene Kowalski-Braun, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Shaily Menon, Associate Dean for Professional Development and Administration
Pat Waring, Office of the President Community Relations Director
David Bair, Professor and Director of the Center for Educational Partnerships
Heather Wallace-Renter, Kirkhof College of Nursing Faculty
Simone Jonaitis, Executive Director, Continuing Education, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Matthew Bogden, Student

Groundwork Team
Yumiko Jakobcic, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies Faculty
Patricia Stow Bolea, College of Community and Public Service Faculty
Danielle Lake, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies Faculty
Erin Fisher, Library Program Manager
Melissa Baker-Boosamra, Founding Director of the Cook Library Scholars Program

Civic Engagement Task Force
Christine Rener, Vice Provost for Instructional Development and Innovation
Valerie Guzman, Assistant Director of Student Life, Leadership and Service Initiatives
Carol Griffin, Biology Faculty
Anne Hiskes, Dean of the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
Patricia Stow Bolea, College of Community and Public Service Faculty
Julia Mason, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Faculty
Jay Cooper, College of Education Faculty
Deborah Lown, Biomedical Sciences Faculty
Melissa Baker-Boosamra, Founding Director of the Cook Library Scholars Program
Nancy Giardina, Vice Provost for Student Success
Marlene Kowalski-Braun, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Rhonda Lubberts, Associate Vice President of Integrated Marketing Planning
Liz Collver, Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Robert Smart, Executive Director of the Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence
Bart Merkle, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Michele Coffill, Associate Director of Publications
Andy Beachnau, Director of Housing and Health Services
Madelaine Cleghorn, Student