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Board of Directors

We are governed by a 12 member Board of Directors serving three year terms of office chosen from a representative cross section of the community.

Executive Committee

Mark VanRoekel,Chair

Jim Brandl, President

Mark Wiskus, VP

Ardith Sutphen, Sec/Treas


Finance Committee

Ardith Sutphen, Chair

John Koolstra

Jeff VanMaanen

Arvin Vos

Dan DeCook

Joe Michmershuizen

Mark Wiskus

Jim Brandl

Distribution Committee

Katie Miller, Chair

Barb Braafhart

Susan Canfield   

Lori Forsythe

Lori Ellingson

Mark VanRoekel

Tricia Vermeer

Jim Brandl


Jim Brandl, President

Mark Wiskys, VP

Ardith Sutphen, Secretary/Treasurer

Melanie Meyer, Van Maanen, Sietstra, Meyer & Nikkel, PC

Marcy Stravers, Van Maanen, Sietstra, Meyer & Nikkel, PC

Honorary Directors

Fred Kreykes, Attorney, Kreykes Law Office

Gary Timmer, VP Development (retired), Central College


Board of Directors, Term Ends 2024

Susan Canfield, Director of Conferences and Events, Central College

Dan DeCook, CEO Heritage Lace, Inc.​      

Katie Miller,  Pella Rolscreen Foundation

Tricia Vermeer, Executive Director, Vermeer Charitable Foundation

Board of Directors, Term Ends 2025

Barb Braafhart, Hospital Administration (retired)

Jeff Van Maanen, CPA, Van Maanen, Sietstra, Meyer & Nikkel, PC

Mark Van Roekel, Director, Garden Chapel Funeral Home

Arvin Vos, Farmer

Board of Directors, Term Ends 2026

Lori Forsythe, Human Resources Manager, Ring-O-Matic

John Koolstra, Treasurer, Vermeer Corporation

Lori Ellingson, Pharmacist (retired)

Joe Michmershuizen, Promotion By Desgn

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