Meet the staff:
Anneliese Fox joined the ACP office in 2011. She graduated from Hope College with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and then completed her Master's degree in Social Work at Michigan State University. Anneliese is from Alma and has been the college's Assistant Women's Tennis Coach for the past five years. Prior to working in the ACP Office Anneliese worked as a tennis professional at Orchard Hills Athletic Club and as an Admissions Counselor at Alma. Anneliese enjoys volunteering at Big Brothers Big Sisters, traveling, cooking, playing tennis, boating, and spending time with family and friends.
Nate Payovich joined the ACP office in 2009. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and then completed his Master's degree in Social Service Administration/Social Work at the University of Chicago. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and he has experience working in family support services, mentoring, community mental health, and education. Nate grew up in Michigan and he's glad to have moved back to the state after several years away. He enjoys good food, good music, and games of any kind.
Sheila Boyer has worked for Alma College since 2000. She started as the Accounts Payable Clerk before moving into the Payroll Department. In 2007, Sheila joined the newly formed Academic and Career Planning Office where she is involved with all aspects of daily operation. She thoroughly enjoys working with students, getting to know them, and watching as they grow and develop as people during their time at Alma. Sheila has lived in Alma all of her life, she is married, she has one child - an Alma alum, a spoiled golden retriever and a yellow tabby cat. She is active in her church and enjoys working in her flower garden.
Julie Elenbaas began working at Alma in 1994 as the International Office Secretary before transitioning to the Off-Campus study program when the ACP office opened in 2007. She provides support and lends her expertise to students as they prepare for their off-campus study experiences. Julie has visited Alma programs in France, England, and Scotland. She is consistently amazed to see the profound impact that off-campus study has on students' personal and professional lives. She believes every student should attend an off-campus study program! Julie is married with two children, a cat, and a very small dog. She loves the beach - anywhere, as long as it's not raining.