Financial Aid

About Us

Our mission is to offer support and resources which provide access for students to pursue an education through:

  • A staff dedicated to innovative, proactive solutions
  • Identifying, creating, and delivering resources through personal counseling and outreach efforts to provide a financial plan for families

Our vision is to be the leader in providing the greatest customer service experience. We will make a Grand Valley State University education affordable, one student at a time.

Our Staff

Anne Zalud, Financial Aid Counselor

Ben Rhodes, Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor

Christine Scott, Associate Director of Financial Aid

Daniel Shannahan, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Detwann Johnson, Financial Aid Counselor

Elizabeth Le, Financial Aid Counselor

Erika Wallace, Associate Director of Financial Aid

Francesca Kulas, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Heather Fowler-Voshel, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Jenna Poll, Associate Director of Financial Aid

Julie Haskin, Financial Aid Assistant



Lauren McElrath, Financial Aid Counselor

Luis Lozano, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Martha Chase, Financial Aid Assistant

Maureen McElroy, Student Employment Assistant 

Michelle Rhodes,  Director of Financial Aid

Nicholas Bromley, Financial Aid Counselor

Rebecca Rahn, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Sam Schaner, Financial Aid Counselor 

Susan Dix, Financial Aid Assistant 

Wendy Johnston, Financial Aid Assistant

Our Student Assistants

Angel Gamon, Student Employment Student Assistant

Angel Mount, Phone Bank Student Assistant

Emery Robinson, Student Employment Student Assistant

Kathryn Shuert, Imaging Student Assistant

Kaylee Wolff, Phone Bank Student Assistant

Kevin Jacobs, Graduate Assistant/Front Desk

Lindsay Spitzley, Graduate Assistant/Front Desk 

Logen Hill, Phone Bank Student Assistant

Madelaine McCann, Graduate Assistant/Scholarships

Makayla Cole, Phone Bank Student Assistant

Matt Allore, Phone Bank Student Assistant

Miranda Wilkie, Phone Bank Assistant

Nina Hatter, Phone Bank Student Assistant

Raniesha Williams-Fox, Phone Bank Student Assistant

Tiffany Williams, Graduate Assistant/Processing

Victoria Hart, Student Employment Student Assistant

Dominique Sheets, Student Employment Student Assistant

Whitney Sherwood, Imaging Student Assistant


Page last modified August 7, 2014