Grand Valley State University Women's Center

Staff

Women's Center Professional Staff

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Jessica Jennrich, Ph.D.
Director

Bio coming soon!

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Sharalle Arnold, M.Ed
Associate Director

Sharalle Arnold received her B.A. from California State University, Chico in Liberal Studies and her M.Ed from Washington State University.  She is a California native, who has been in Michigan for the past 11 years.  Sharalle has been working at Grand Valley since she arrived, first as the assistant director then as the director of the Children’s Enrichment Center.  On campus Sharalle has served as the chair for the Women’s Commission, acts as an Inclusion Advocate, is a member of Positive Black Women, a NIARA mentee and currently is the co- chair of the newly formed Student Parent Success Committee with the Division of Inclusion and Equity. Sharalle is excited about the opportunity to help write the next chapter of GVSU Women’s Center history.  

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Brittany Dernberger, MPA
Assistant Director

Brittany is the assistant director of the Women’s Center and the director of the Women’s Leadership House. She is in charge of coordinating the Women’s Center’s service learning initiatives including Activate, and partnering with the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department for the South Africa study abroad trip. Brittany is also the director of the Student Food Pantry and oversees communication and outreach in the Women’s Center. She also teaches Introduction to Women and Gender Studies. Her favorite thing about her job is seeing students get involved and grow to become great feminist leaders.

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Ashley Schulte, M.Ed
Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Grant Coordinator and Victim Advocate

Ashley Schulte received both her B.A in Public and Nonprofit Administration and M.Ed. in College Student Affairs Leadership from Grand Valley State University. Ashley works with violence prevention, education, advocacy, and response to sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking. She is involved in campus and community committees and campaigns to create positive change as it relates to gender-based violence. Additionally, Ashley is a #LakerForALifetime and realizes #ItsOnUsGVSU to change campus culture. 

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Darrhonda Scott-Jones
Office Coordinator

Darrhonda received her B.S. in Business Administration from Ferris State University and has worked in the Women's Center since 2004. In her role as the office coordinator, she oversees all the daily functions of the Women's Center and supervises the student staff. She also serves as the assistant to the director of the Women's Center and works closely with the Assistant Director on the Student Food Pantry. One of the things that Darrhonda loves most about her job is working with such an amazing staff and experiencing the compassion that they have for the work they all do for the students.

 

Graduate Assistants

 

Aubrey Dull
VAWA Grant Graduate Assistant

Aubrey graduated from GVSU with a degree in Integrated Science and Elementary Education and is now pursuing her Master’s in Social Work.  She works as the Violence Against Women Act Graduate Assistant, focusing on violence prevention, education, advocacy, and awareness.  Her favorite thing about working at the Women’s Center, other than her coworkers, is that she is able to engage her skills and passions in the work that she does.   Some fun facts about Aubrey are that she is a lover of all things nerdy, she has donated over three feet of her hair to Children with Hair loss, and curling up with a cup of Earl Grey tea and good book is her idea of a perfect day.

Cheyenne Marlin
CSAL Graduate Assistant

Cheyenne is a graduate assistant at the Women’s Center. She graduated from Northern Michigan University with a B.A. in International Studies. Cheyenne loves working with the students and staff and seeing the passion and wisdom that comes from them every day in the Women’s Center. When she isn’t working or going to school, she spends all of her time with her dog, Sam. Together they enjoy getting to know Grand Rapids by visiting the parks and going for walks around the city getting to know new people in West Michigan.

 

Student Staff

 

Jasmine Broadnax

Jasmine is majoring in Women and Gender Studies and minoring in Sociology. She has been working in the Women’s Center for two years and is also a Women’s Center Ambassador. Jasmine is involved in Act On Racism and YBBW at Grand Valley. She is very passionate about helping people and after college would like to work with victims of domestic violence as well as at-risk youth in big cities. In her free time Jasmine loves reading fiction, writing poetry, going to Open Mic Night or watching shows on netflix (Criminal Minds or Law & Order SVU in particular.)

Kanyn Doan

Kanyn is a junior majoring in Women and Gender Studies. She is a member of the Women’s Center Ambassadors on campus. Kanyn has lived all over the world throughout her life and if she could only eat one thing forever it would be peanut butter.

Kortney Ondayko

Kortney is a sophomore and an honors college student, double majoring in Women and Gender Studies and International Relations and minoring in Nonprofit Administration. She aspires to be a human rights lawyer someday. Kortney likes being involved on campus. She has written for the Lanthorn and is a member of Phi Mu Fraternity. She also loves her roommate’s Keurig.

Rebecca Noell

Rebecca is a junior, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Women and Gender Studies. She is involved in many campus organizations and has acted as a Transitions leader, WIVC (now Activate) volunteer, and a GVSU student ambassador, just to name a few. Rebecca loves elephants and is bilingual in English and Italian.

Eerin Jones

Eerin is a senior majoring in Marketing and Management. She is involved with the campus organization Minorities Interested in Business. Eerin has studied abroad in France and loves to eat mini marshmallows.

Elizabeth Holsclaw

Elizabeth is a junior majoring in Biopsychology. She is involved in Campus Ministry, Community Council, and Relay for Life on campus. She loves to sing and dance and has spent her last two summers working at SpringHill Camps.
 

 

 

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