Distinguished alumni

Barb Lubbers Distinguished Service to Northwestern College

Barb Lubbers and her family served as a host family for NWC international students every year from 1985 to 2009. For six of those years she was the host family coordinator. She also served for many years on the National Alumni Board and Women’s Auxiliary and chaired the auxiliary’s Hostess Supper event.

In 1991, Lubbers became the office assistant in Northwestern’s campus ministry office, supporting staff and students involved in chapel programming, campus ministry and short-term missions. She retired in 2008, the same year she received the Diane Murphy International Inspiration Award.

Award year: 2010