posted October 6, 1998

Sherie Veramay Joins Staff As Regional Advancement Director

Sherie Veramay has joined the Hope College staff as a regional advancement director.

          Her duties include responsibility for Hope's fund-
  raising efforts in geographical areas that include Grand
  Haven, Muskegon, Lansing and the Middle Atlantic states.  She
  will make contacts with alumni, parents, friends of the
  college, foundations and churches for annual and capital
  support, as well as work with volunteers for events on- and
  off-campus.  She started at the college on Monday, Oct. 5.
          Veramay was previously a member of the staff of
  Albion College, serving most recently as executive assistant
  to the president and secretary to the Board of Trustees.
  She had been at Albion since 1995, and had also served as
  director of career development and acting dean of students.
          Her community activities in Albion included
  serving as a Sunday school teacher with Salem United Church
  of Christ, as a mentor with the HOSTS (Help One Student to
  Succeed) program, and on the boards of the Albion Performing
  Arts and Lecture Series (APALS) and the Greater Albion/Homer
  United Way.  She was a member of the Albion Rotary Club.
          Veramay was director of career and student
  services at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing from
  1988 to 1995.  She was the off-campus housing advisor and
  mediation coordinator at the University of Michigan in Ann
  Arbor from 1985 to 1988, and was freshman advisor at Miami
  University in Oxford, Ohio, from 1984 to 1985.
          She graduated from Hope in 1979, and subsequently
  served the college for two years as a head resident and
  housing assistant.  She was a graduate assistant at the
  University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa while pursuing a master
  of arts in counselor education and student personnel, which
  she completed in 1983.