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New members join the Board of trustees

Herman Van Stedum is the pastor at Trinity Reformed Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He and his wife, Phyllis, have four children, three of whom attended Dordt, and he says that many of the members of his church end up at Dordt as well. Van Stedum says that he's looking forward to serving on the board because of Dordt's perspective. "I'm excited about Christian education," he says, "and I appreciate the way Dordt helps young people take their place in God's world."

Carl Klompien is the pastor at First Christian Reformed Church in Hull, Iowa. Klompien has served on the board of trustees before, and says that he's had the pleasure of seeing a ten-year plan for the college begin to come into fruition. "I appreciate the training our young people receive at Dordt," he says. "I'm just so happy that our family can be a part of it."

Colin Feikema ('79) lives in Leota, Minnesota, and farms with his two brothers. He and his wife, Darla, have three children, Rita (15), Phillip (12), and Ben (7). About his upcoming service on the board of trustees, Colin says, "I'm looking forward to working with fellow board members and being of service to Dordt College."