Grand Valley State University

Chapter Officers

Samantha DeGood - President
Alayna Kersten - Vice President
Danielle Johne - Secretary
Amanda Hoffman - Treasurer
Alex Sikora - VP Community Service
Madison Ham - VP Academic Achievement
Shelby Wallace - VP Membership
Rachel Terwilliger - VP Public Relations

The Grand Valley State University Chapter is currently seeking additional officers for this academic year. If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please see the Leadership Opportunity information below or fill out the contact form and select 'Leadership Opportunities' as your inquiry.

Leadership Opportunities

The most engaging and active leadership roles are filling the role of a Chapter officer. This is an opportunity to develop hands on experience in communication, project planning & execution, team building, and time management. Elections occur once per year, typically in early spring. Click here to read a brief description of each officer position.

Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards range from $100 to $5000 and are available for both undergraduate members as well as members furthering their academic endeavors through post-graduate study. Applications are available at the beginning of April each year and are due to the Scholarship Committee by the end of May. For more information, please view the Scholarship page.

Graduation Items

Tassels, Honor Cords & Honor Stoles are available from the SAL Store.

Scholarship and Award Recipients from this Chapter

Jamie Bott - Emerging Leaders Scholarship, 2016
Nicole Gustin - New Member Award, 2015
Christina Sarkissian, New Member Award, 2014




Chapter Highlights
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Fall Fun and Service

Carnivals, cards, and candy, oh my! SAL Chapters have taken advantage of the weather, the pumpkins, and the Halloween spirit to serve their communities and celebrate the season! (more…)

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SAL Game Night

Some of SAL’s Grand Valley State University Chapter members recently gathered together for a game night! (more…)

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During the month of October, several chapters enjoy getting out into their communities and participating in local Halloween events! From dressing up and handing out candy to children to raising funds and awareness for those in need, read on to see what some of our chapters did to mark the holiday! (more…)


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On behalf of the fall and Halloween season we wanted to bring you a special highlight. So many chapters have participated in such great Halloween/Fall themed activities and we want to share them with everyone! (more…)

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Pie in the Face!

GVSU SAL members had a sweet time at their kickoff meeting this semester; they were able to watch their officers receive a pie in the face!   The special event was an award for the chapter’s high level of activity last semester.  In addition to this event (and eating lots of pizza), officers introduced service and leadership events, Relay for Life, and Feeding the Homeless fundraisers.  (more…)

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Kid’s Art Fest

The Grand Valley State University Chapter is great at coming up with fun ways to make a difference in their community.  For this event, they volunteered at Kids’ Art Fest, an event put on by Grand Rapids Children’s Museum.  The event was a way to get kids involved with art and learn to express themselves through various forms of art.  (more…)