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Sheona Nidefski she/her

Program Assistant

616.454.1751 x121


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Joined the Community Foundation:

Inspirational Quote:

The revolution and rebellion is in how much we can love ourselves and love on our lives.

Toni Jones

What Sheona does:

Sheona supports the Program Department through several projects, administrative activities, and clerical functions.

What she did before:

She worked as an Administrative Assistant at Mercy Health for twelve years. She is also a veteran of Operation Desert Storm and served with the United States Air Force as an Electronic Journeyman onboard the Boeing E-4 Advanced Airborne Command Post (otherwise known as Air Force One) which is a strategic command and control military aircraft operated by the United States Air Force. She has a lot of stories!

When Sheona is not working:

She is an active, queer member of the Grand Rapids LGTBQIA2S+ Community. She is also an ordained minister and commissioned as a Notary of the Public in Kent County and enjoys using her commission at various expungement fairs and events throughout the city. Sheona loves connecting people to resources and making new friends through volunteerism.

A few of Sheona's favorite things…

Baxter Community Center, Beyond the City, Camp A.R.Y.V, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Grand Rapids Urban League, Urban Core Collective, We Matter Now, and Young Money Finances.
Place to send out of towners:
Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives, Muse GR, and Art Exhibits at the NIA Centre GR
Place to eat or drink:
Breakfast at Bodega Bagels and Deli, Lunch at El Granjero Mexican Grill, Dinner: Zombi Kitchen Night out with adult beverages: GR Noir, Coffee Shop: Lotus Brew Coffee + Dry Bar
Part of her job:
The versatility of being able to do a variety of tasks. Being able to work in a hybrid work environment. Having a forward-thinking, supportive organization that realizes employees are their greatest asset. Working collaboratively with people for successful outcomes in our community

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