Paving the way.

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

Steve Hawks (CU'81), Chairman

Senior Vice President
Fifth Third Bank
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Dr. Carole Bos, Vice Chairman

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

Dr. Don Denyes, Secretary

Senior Pastor
South Church
Lansing, Mich.

Joe Slaughter (CU '69), Treasurer

Chairman (Retired)
Herff Jones, Inc.
Indianapolis, Ind.

Dr. Mark Campbell

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

Steve Cochlan

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

Lori Cook

Wood TV
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Jennie Afman Dimkoff

Storyline Ministries Inc.
Fremont, Mich.

Harvey Gainey

Gainey Realty & Investment Corp.
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Dr. Rick Koole (CU '70)

Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church of Fallbrooke
Temecula, Calif.

Drew Martin (CU '05)

Miller Energy Company
Kalamazoo,  Mich.

Dr. Al Meredith (CU '68)

Senior Pastor (Retired)
Wedgwood Baptist Church
Fort Worth, Texas

David Pray (CU '08)

Decker Construction Inc.
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Brian Sikma

Highpoint Real Estate
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Dr. Joseph Stowell

Cornerstone University
Grand Rapids, Mich.

Dr. Larry Thompson

Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Daniel R. Wielhouwer (CU '68)

Club & Community Corporation
Boca Raton, Fla.

Dr. Lee Zuidema

Kentwood Family Dentistry
Kentwood, Mich.

Honorary Trustees

  • Rev. Charles Alber (CU '62) | Wyoming, Mich.
  • Rev. Roy J. Clark | Grand Rapids, Mich.