The Northwestern College Board of Trustees welcomed two new members at its spring meeting April 16–17.
Albert Okine of Dakota Dunes, S.D., has been employed as a psychiatric physician assistant at Dean and Associates in Sioux City since 2008. Okine earned his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern College in 1995 and a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from the University of South Dakota. He and his wife, Mary, have four children.
Julie Hulstein of Sioux Center, Iowa, owns Bar-K Cattle Corporation with her husband, Kirk. A retired music teacher, she is also the CEO of Vi Bella Jewelry, a Christian organization that strives to help at-risk women in Haiti, Mexico and the United States. After graduating with a fine arts degree from Dordt College, Hulstein went on to earn a Master of Music degree from the University of South Dakota. The Hulsteins’ four children include Mathew, a 2008 Northwestern graduate, and Nichole, who will graduate in May.