Connie has been a member of the GGRWHC board since 2012 and manages all things financial. She is retired from Grand Valley State University where she served as the academic coordinator for the GVSU Department of Biology. She received BA degrees in Language and Literature, Philosophy, and History from GVSU. While at GVSU Connie served as a core member of the Women’s Commission and a subcommittee, Fireside Chats, dedicated to developing a greater understanding of issues based on race and culture. She was recognized for her work with the Maxine Swanson Award.
Connie believes that the work of the GGRWHC is important as it seeks to “uncover and preserve stories, experiences and contributions of the women who have gone before us and to enrich our understanding of the values and worth we have carried throughout history.”