Dr. Rick Koole (B.A. ’70) is the chairman of the Cornerstone Alumni Board. In addition, he continues to serve as a member of the Cornerstone Board of Trustees where he chairs the Governance Committee.
After graduating from Cornerstone University, Rick attended Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, and then went on to earn a master's and a doctorate in educational leadership from Western Michigan University.
After many years in both education administration and pastoral ministry, Rick currently serves as the Senior Pastor of LifePointe Church in Fallbrook, Calif. In addition to his pastoral duties, he is currently the board chairman of the Pacific Church Network.
Rick is married to Carolyn Church (B.S. ’99), and the two have five children and an ever-increasing bunch of grandchildren.