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).  

Rev. Eddy Alemán
Darla Arends
Karen Bohm Barker (faculty representative)
Catherine (Vermeer ’97) Bloom
Anita (Plantage ’77) Bomgaars
(secretary)
Rev. Bob Bouwer ’84
Rev. Tim Breen ’02

Brad De Jong ’79 (legal counsel, ex officio)
Dr. Bryan Den Hartog ’81 (vice chair)
Rev. Dr. Travis Else
Martin Guthmiller ’82 
(chair)
Rev. Michael Hardeman ’00
Julie (Den Hartog ’84) Henrich
Dr. Steve Locker ’85

Gary Malenke
Dr. Rick Melmer

Rev. Jeff Moes ’83
Albert Okine ’95
Dr. Randy Oostra ’77
Rev. Van Rathbun
Wade Schut ’84
Lori Scott
Linda Terpstra ’84
Wayne Van Heuvelen ’74
Mark Van Holland ’90
Tricia (Vander Waal ’94) Vermeer
Drew Vogel ’72
Bill Westrate ’94
Sherrie Barber Willson ’98
Carl Wynja ’88

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