Central College has named 41 local leaders as President’s Associates for 2009-2010. New additions to the group this year are Sarah Cottington of Pella Regional Health Center; Darryl De Ruiter of Pella Christian High School; and Kari Pingel of Pella Community Schools. The President’s Associates are a volunteer group that meets with administrators from Central College for updates on campus developments and to offer input to Central College President David Roe on matters that relate the college to the community.
Returning members include:
Tim Baar, T.J. Baar Promotions
David Barnes, Pella Family Dentistry
Mark Blankespoor, Work Systems Rehab and Fitness
Herb Blom, Precision Pulley Inc.
Dody Boat, community volunteer
Rick Boat, Vermeer Sales and Service Inc.
Brenda Colvin, Vriendschap Village
Ralph De Haan, Eye Care Partners
Gary Dirksen, community volunteer
Jim Dout, private consultant
Nathan Eighmy, Pella Corp.
Karen Eischen, Pella Chamber of Commerce
Mark Ellingson, VSR Financial Services
Dave Erickson, Heritage Lace Inc.
Lowell Ernst, Pella Community Schools
David Fredrickson, Pella Regional Health Center
David Greving, Marion County Bank
Tim Heerema, Heritage Lace Inc.
Scott Johnson, Hy-Vee
Brenda Jones, Topaz Styling Salon
Mike Nardini, City of Pella
Vince Newendorp, Vermeer Manufacturing
Margaret Ratcliff, MidWestOne Bank
Marlyn Rietveld-Ebbers, community volunteer
John Smith, Pella Cooperative Electric
Travis Sterling, Sterling Physical Therapy
Roger Stoll, Promotions by Design
Steve Ter Louw, The Principal Financial Group
Kathy Vander Meiden, Midwest Sanitation/KAL Services
Todd Vander Waal, Ulrich Motor Company
Sam Vande Weerd, Merrill Lynch and Company
Scott Van Tasell, Edward Jones
Bobbie Van Vark, Boat’s Home Furnishings
Mary Van Wyk, Home Realty
Mary Van Zante, Pella Corp.
Wayne Whitham, Brown’s Shoe Fit Co.
Kat Whitson, Positively Pella
and Mark Wittmer, Pella Community Schools.