Leadership

Staff

Mary Ruth Scholz photo

Mary Ruth Scholz

Director of Development and Administration
(616) 234-2130
maryruthscholz@grcc.edu

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Sandra Barraza

Director of Education
(616) 234-2123
sbarraza@grcc.edu

Board of Trustees

Mattie P. Hampton, Ed. D. photo

Mattie P. Hampton, Ed. D., President

Retired Director of Community and Student Services at Grand Rapids Public Schools
Retired Principal at Lincoln School

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Elizabeth G. Crouch, VP Development

A founder of Noorthoek Academy
Retired Development Director and Associate Director of Grand Rapids Art Museum
Parent of Noorthoek student

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Cyril F. Moore, Treasurer

Retired Managing Partner, BDO Seidman

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Cindy Zimdar, Secretary

Co-owner of Frames Unlimited
Parent of Noorthoek student

Luthene Chappell, Ph.D. photo

Luthene Chappell, Ph.D.

Retired professor of Teacher Education, Emeritus, Aquinas College and Director of Aquinas College Reading Clinic
Step-parent of Noorthoek Alumnus

John R. Cowles, Ph. D. photo

John R. Cowles, Ph. D.

Dean of Student Success and Retention at Grand Rapids Community College

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Jeffrey Frank, M.D.

Grand Rapids Women’s Health PC Clinical Association
Prof. Ob-Gyn at Michigan State College of Human Medicine

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Tanis Hooker

Noorthoek student representative

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Rebecca McIntyre

Supervisor of Special Education, Kent Intermediate School District

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Kim Norman

Transition Coordinator, Region 1, Kent County

Gregory A. Osmun, Ed. D. photo

Gregory A. Osmun, Ed. D.

A Founder of Noorthoek Academy
Retired Assistant Superintendent for Special Education, Grand Rapids Public Schools

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Lyn VanTol

Director of Family Ministries, Covenant Life Church
Parent of Noorthoek student