Our Staff Community

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Each of our staff and board members brings a unique lens to our work, and we are united by our calling to a life of love. Our cultural values are love, trust, authenticity, and belonging.

Twila  Albrecht
Executive Assistant
Organizational Culture
Matt Bambacht
Facilities Lead
Kerri Barker
Administrative Assistant
Office of the President & CEO
Bob Boisture
President & CEO
Karen Joy Bouwman
Executive Assistant
Global Outreach
Erika Boyer
Caretaker for Environmental Aesthetics
GilChrist
Candace Bracey
Hospitality Coordinator
Jonathon Casselberry-Scott
Caretaker for Environmental Wellness, GilChrist
Sara  Critchfield
Vice President, Global Outreach
Elaina  Evans
Relationship Manager
Ally Development
Amy Ferguson
Internal Communications Officer
Stephanie  Fisher
Hospitality Coordinator
Julie G.
Director of Information Systems & Services
Tony Goode
Landscape Coordinator
Angela Graham
Director of Southwest Michigan Strategies
Karen Griffin
Hospitality Coordinator II
Cameron H.
IT Support Specialist
Deborah Haak-Frost
Caretaker for Community Engagement
GilChrist
James Hensley
Director of Operations
Cassie  Hetzel
Pastry Chef
Colette Heusinkveld
Finance Administrator
Dawn Hitson
Project Coordinator
Sylvester Jones, Jr.
Program Officer
Paul Kalhorn
Line Cook
Wendy Karrick
Senior Executive Assistant
Office of the President & CEO and the Board of Trustees
Nick L.
IT Support Specialist
Christine Lajoie
Director of Human Resources
Roberto Lara
Director of Communications
Rob Lehman
President Emeritus
Jonathan Lever
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
Xiaoan Li
Senior Program Officer
Lauren  Lott
Program Assistant
Laura Loveland
Process Manager
Rodney McKenzie, Jr.
Vice President
Ally Development
Brad Miller
Director of Finance
Mohammed Mohammed
Senior Program Officer
Nathan Moore
Spiritual Engagement Coordinator
Dena O.
Information Specialist
Sandy Oaks
Special Projects Assistant
Katie Paauwe
Executive Assistant
Ally Development
Anne Cullen Puente
Director of Learning and Strategic Integration
Isaac R.
Technical Support Assistant
Terri  Riemland
Executive Assistant
Sarah Roelofs
Director of Spiritual Care
Lexi Rominger
Communications Specialist
Michelle Scheidt
Senior Program Officer
Nick Shepich
Sous Chef
Renae Skutnik
HR Generalist
Dillon Smith
Facilities Technician
Jenny Smith
Executive Assistant
Programs
Shakiyla Smith
Vice President
Organizational Culture
Toni Smith
Garde Manger
Sarah Sorvas
Project Manager
Organizational Culture
Jackie Stack
Program Assistant
Jeff Torano
Caretaker for Regenerative Support
Joseph Tsui
Line Cook
Jessica Ullrey
Financial Accounting Manager
Kirstin Vander Giessen-Reitsma
Caretaker for Whole Systems Design
GilChrist
Pam VanDerKlok
Accounting Manager
Bill Vendley
Vice President
World Religions and Spirituality
Janelle W.
Information Technology Project Manager
Sarah Wade
Associate Director
Ally Development
Gail Walters
Caretaker for Holistic Hospitality
GilChrist
Anya Ward
Project Specialist
Ally Development
Ona Winet
Ally Development Manager
Deborah Yeager
Senior Research Associate