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
Rev. Bob Bouwer ’84
Rev. Tim Breen ’02

Brad De Jong ’79 (legal counsel, ex officio)
Dave Dunkelberger ’85
Josiah Dunlap ’01 (Alumni Board president and representative)
Rev. Dr. Travis Else
Dr. Jennifer Feenstra (faculty representative)
Matt Fryar
Rev. Michael Hardeman ’00
Julie (Den Hartog ’84) Henrich
Darren Kleis ’92 
Gary Malenke
Dr. Rick Melmer

Dr. Randy Oostra ’77
Wade Schut ’84
Lori Scott
Wayne Van Heuvelen ’74
Mark Van Holland ’90
Tricia (Vander Waal ’94) Vermeer (vice chair)
Drew Vogel ’72 (secretary)
Bill Westrate ’94
Sherrie Barber Willson ’98
Carl Wynja ’88 (chair)