Office for Community Engagement
Assistant Dean, Director for Community Engagement
Claire is a graduate student at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in the Master of Public Administration program with an emphasis on Nonprofit Management. She also earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from GVSU.
For the last 5 years she has worked at the East Hills Council of Neighbors (EHCN) in many different capacities - as an intern, crime prevention organizer, and community organizer. Her work at the EHCN has stoked her passion for community-building and neighborhood work. From this experience, she has learned the importance of grassroots organizing and its immense impact on the local socio-political landscape. In addition to her love of all things local and neighborhood-oriented, Claire is a solo singer-songwriter and a member of the band Part Time Warriorz.
Advisory Committee Members
Maria Cimitile, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
William Crawley, Associate Dean, College of Community and Public Service
Jill Dooley, Senior Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations University Development
Erin Fisher, Library Program Manager, University Libraries
Shirley Fleischmann, Professor of Engineering, Padnos College of Engineering and Computing
Cynthia Grapzynski, Professor of Occupational Therapy, Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
Simone Jonaitis, Executive Director, Continuing Education, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
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