Archived Voice Articles
New Alumni Council Members
Dori (Kooistra) Horstman ('90), lives near Inwood, Iowa, where she helps her husband, Rob, with their farming operation and works part-time as a social worker at Hope Haven. The Horstmans, who have two young sons, are active members of the Inwood Christian Reformed Church.
Matthew Bylsma ('98) lives in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, with his wife, Micah (Scott, '98) and their fifteen-month-old daughter, Halle. Matt is a project engineer for a engineering consulting firm and is a deacon in his church. For relaxation the Bylsmas enjoy hiking, camping, and family activities.
Micah Schreurs ('97), practices law in Sheldon. He and his wife, Shannon (De Wit, '97) are the parents of two young children. They are also members of Immanuel Christian Reformed Church, where Micah is a deacon.
Jon Kroeze ('92) is a fourth grade teacher at Calvin Christian School in Blaine, Minnesota. Jon and his wife, Laura, are parents of two young sons who occupy their out-of-school hours. Jon provides leadership to the missionary partnership ministry and teaches in the high school program at his church, Faith Christian Reformed in New Brighton.
Faith (Rietveld) Rylaarsdam ('96) lives in Bellflower, California, with her husband, Rick, daughter, Tara, and son, Richard. Faith continues to use her musical gifts as a piano teacher, and serves as organist and choir accompanist at her church. Faith is completing Cara (De Wit) De Haan's term on the council.
Helen (De Groot) Bonnema ('69), Orange City, Iowa
Dori (Kooistra) Horstman ('90), Inwood, Iowa
Bryan Kooi ('87), Sioux Center, Iowa
Rodney Lamfers ('95), Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Paul Schelhaas ('70), Edgerton, Minnesota
Michah Schreurs ('97), Sheldon, Iowa
Jon Kroeze ('92), Blaine, Minnesota
Rose (Vander Plaats )Van Engen ('77), Spicer, Minnesota
Carol (Veldhouse) Ribbens ('72), Pella, Iowa
Andy Schuttinga ('97), Ames, Iowa
Teresa (Widenaar) Kredit ('87), Manhattan, Montana
Matthew Bylsma ('98), Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Henry Contant ('77), Abbotsford, British Columbia
Karen (Wiersma) Kooistra ('81), Lynden, Washington
Doug Van Andel ('76) Lynden, Washington
Clayton Danzeisen ('75), Phoenix, Arizona
Faith (Rietveld) Rylaarsdam ('96), Bellflower, California
Chuck Adams ('90), Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Jeff Hall ('76), Muskegon, Michigan
Sylvan Gerritsma ('68), St. Catharines, Onatario
Heidi Visscher-Sikkema ('88), Bradenton, Florida
Rhonda (Huizenga) Vogelzang ('76), Jericho, Vermont