Board of Trustees

Northwestern College is governed by a Board of Trustees responsible for maintaining the mission and identity of the college, approving policy, and providing guidance for the future. Nearly half of its members represent the Reformed Church in America (RCA).  

Martin Guthmiller ’82 (chair)
Dr. Bryan Den Hartog ’81 (vice chair)
Anita (Plantage ’77) Bomgaars (secretary)
Brad De Jong ’79 (legal counsel)

Darla Arends
Karen Bohm Barker (faculty representative)
Rev. Steve Breen
Rev. Tim Breen ’02
Merlyn De Vries ’68
Kurt Dykstra ’94
Adrie Groeneweg
Julie Hulstein
Dr. Steve Locker ’85
Dr. Rick Melmer
Albert Okine ’95
Dr. Randy Oostra ’77
Rev. Jon Opgenorth ’88
Rev. Mike Pitsenberger
James Plagge
Rev. Van Rathbun
Lori Scott
Rev. Dr. Gerald Sittser
Wayne Van Heuvelen ’74
Linda (Roseboom ’67) Van Peursem
Linda Van Roekel ’69
Tricia (Vander Waal ’94) Vermeer
Drew Vogel ’72
Robert Wei
Carl Wynja ’88
Doug Zylstra ’87



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