Leadership matters.

The Board of Trustees is vested with the responsibility of setting broad policies that govern the university and seminary.

Dr. Carole Bos, Chair

Appointed September 2005

Senior Partner, Bos & Glazier, PLC
Grand Rapids, Mich.


Doug Busch

Appointed April 2016

Vice President & General Manager, Optical Solutions - Molex, LLC
Downers Grove, Ill.


Dr. Mark Campbell

Appointed January 2000

President, Cancer and Hematology Centers of Western Mich., P.C.
Grand Rapids, Mich.


Steve Cochlan, Treasurer

Appointed January 2011

President and CEO, The Cochlan Group, Inc./Bank Consulting Group, Inc.
Hinsdale, Ill.


Lori Cook

Appointed October 2013

"Maranda," Wood TV
Grand Rapids, Mich.


Dr. Don Denyes, Vice Chair

Appointed May 1997

Senior Pastor, South Church
Lansing, Mich.


Steve Hawks

Appointed September 2002

Senior Vice President, Fifth Third Bank
Grand Rapids, Mich.


Dr. Lee June

Appointed October 2016

Professor, Michigan State University
East Lansing, Mich.


Dr. Rick Koole

Appointed September 2012

Senior Pastor, LifePointe Church
Fallbrook, Cal.


Artie Lindsay

Appointed October 2016

Teaching Pastor, Tabernacle Community Church
Grand Rapids, Mich.


Drew Martin

Appointed May 2015

Miller Energy Company
Kalamazoo,  Mich.


Joe McDonald

Appointed February 2016

Partner, JoNa Capital Partners
Ada, Mich.


Dr. Al Meredith

Appointed January 2008

Senior Pastor (Retired), Wedgwood Baptist Church
Fort Worth, Tex.


Kelly Miller

Appointed February 2017

President/CEO, Miller Investment Company
Traverse City, Mich.


David Pray

Appointed May 1993

President/CEO, Decker Construction Inc.
Grand Rapids, Mich.


Brian Sikma

Appointed May 2013

President, Highpoint Real Estate
Grand Rapids, Mich.


Dr. Joseph Stowell

Appointed January 2008

President, Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids, Mich.


Daniel R. Wielhouwer

Appointed May 1998

President/CEO, Club & Community Corporation
Boca Raton, Fla.


Dr. Lee Zuidema, Secretary

Appointed January 2003

Kentwood Family Dentistry
Kentwood, Mich.


Rev. Charles Alber, Trustee Emeritus

Wyoming, Mich.



Rev. Roy J. Clark, Trustee Emeritus

Grand Rapids, Mich.