Vania Macias is an upcoming junior at nearby Hope College, majoring in Sociology and Spanish. Growing up in the Holland area, she graduated from West Ottawa High School in 2015, with accolades from the National Honors Society. She has accumulated a broad range of work experience through her administrative work at Calvary Church and donation outreach with her school.

Outside of the workplace, Vania is involved in her community, volunteering for organizations such as Feeding America, Resurrection Life Nursery, and Positive Beginnings Mentoring Program.

She began working with Lighthouse in June 2017 as the office’s Administrative Assistant. Through her work with Lighthouse, she hopes to continue to develop relationships with area organizations and broaden her knowledge of social justice related work.