Young Alumni Council

Established in May of 2008, the Young Alumni Council was formed for the purpose of addressing issues related to, and advocating for the needs of Young Alumni. They are the voice of GVSU Young Alumni, working toward unity in meaningful experiences, and stronger connections with GVSU. The YAC also creates and plans multiple events throughout the year.

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Megan Archer, '08

Megan Archer

Ricardo Benavidez, '14

Ricardo Benavidez

Nathan Biller, '09

Nathan Biller

B.A. Legal Studies, 2008

Grand Rapids, MI

B.S. History and Public and Nonprofit Administration, 2014

Grand Rapids, MI 

B.B.A. Economics & Finance, 2009

Grand Rapids, MI

Ellyse Birch, '13

Hannah Hendges

Andrew Bopra, '09

Andrew Bopra

Layna Buthker, '13

Layna Buthker

B.A. Psychology, 2013

B.A. Spanish, 2013

B.A. Economics, 2013

Muskegon, MI

B.B.A. Finance, 2009

Carsonville, MI

M.S. Taxation

Grand Rapids, MI

Brittany Ciupka, '15

Young Alumni Council

Kristin Crawford, '08

Kristin Crawford

Kayla Cupples, '10

Kayla Cupples

B.S. Health Communication, 2015

Grand Rapids, MI

B.S. Sociology, 2008

M.S. Social Work, 2012

Grand Rapids, MI

B.B.A. Marketing & Human Resource, Management, 2010

South Lyon, MI

Kelsey Curlett, '12

Kelsey Curlett

Vester Davis Jr., '09 & '13

Young Alumni Council

Brandon Erhart, '13

Krista Hillman

B.A. Secondary English Education, 2012

B.A. Psychology, 2012

Utica, MI

B.S. Public Administration, 2009, 2013

Grand Rapids, MI

B.A. Health Communications, 2013

Belmont, MI

Lyndsay Flagel, '14

Young Alumni Council

John Frawley, '09 & '10

Young Alumni Council

Jakia Fuller, '13

Jessica Manfrin

M.P.A Public Administration, 2014

Holland, MI

B.B.A Accounting and Finance, 2009 

M.S.A.  Accounting, 2010

Grand Rapids, MI

B.A. Liberal Studies, 2013

M.Ed - in progress


Audra Hartges, '14

Young Alumni Council

Kate Herron, '12

Kate Herron

Kathryn Kmiec, '13

Young Alumni Council

B.S. Advertising and Public Relations, 2014

Grand Rapids, MI

B.B.A. Marketing and Management, 2012

Grand Rapids, MI

B.S. Allied Health Sciences, 2013

Troy, MI

James King, '06

Andrea Westdorp

Jennifer Kovalcik, '13

Young Alumni Council

Mathew Mann, '11

Young Alumni Council

B.A. English Language and Literature, 2006

Rockford, MI

B.S. Hospitality Tourism Management, 2013

Grand Rapids, MI

B.B.A. Finance, 2011

Grand Rapids, MI

David Milanowski, '09

David Milanowski

Sarah Nelles, '09

Rachel Wion

Mindy Nienhouse, '07 & '09

Mindy Nienhouse

B.B.A. Marketing and Sales, 2009

Wyoming, MI

B.S. Psychology, 2009

Grand Rapids, MI

B.S. Advertising & Public Relations, 2007

M.P.A. Public Administration, 2009

Grandville, MI

Krystine Noble, '08

Krystine Noble

Kristina Pantoja, '13

Young Alumni

Kathleen Perschbacher, '07

Young Alumni

B.S. Psychology, 2008

B.S. Criminal Justice, 2008

Grand Rapids, MI

English Language Literature, 2013

Grand Rapids, MI

B.A. Advertising & Public Relations, 2007

M.Ed General Education, 2010

Hudsonville, MI

Christine Pompa, '06

Young Alumni Council

Kevin Rapes, '09 & '13

Young Alumni Council

Wade Slaghuis, '09

Young Alumni

B.B.A. Marketing and International Business, 2006

Pinckney, MI

B.B.A. Accounting and Finance, 2009

M.B.A., General Business, 2013

Dorr, MI

B.A. Finance, 2009

M.B.A. Finance, 2013

Grand Rapids, MI

Nicole E. Smith, '09

Nicole Smith

Paige Van Vliet, '12

Young Alumni


B.S. Sociology, 2009

Grand Rapids, MI

B.A. Business Administration, 2012

Grand Rapids, MI