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Our Team

There are more than 100 people that routinely serve in some part of the ministry at Streams of Hope. We are very blessed!

The few listed here are particularly dependable
and committed.

BarbBarb Nauta
Barb is our organizational leader and voice for the Streams of Hope Center. Externally Barb serves as an ambassador for Streams of Hope by maintaining relationships with current supporters while expanding our network of partners. Internally, Barb assists in developing the best practices and processes for the food pantry that now serves more than 500 each month. She oversees all staff, volunteers and activities for the food center organization and actively participates in ongoing fund raising that supports operations. EMAIL BARB

IMG_9279 Sandi Nicely
Director of Development.  Sandi is the Director of Development. As an educator and administrator for over 30 years, she has devoted her career to the betterment of children. She is a magnet for kids and you will frequently see Sandi engaging the children at Streams of Hope programs and events making them feel special and loved. Her care and passion for them is self-evident when sharing the ministry and its needs with the community. Sandi is an advocate for Streams of Hope, sharing its mission and story, connecting with individuals, businesses and organizations, to be co-partners with the organization. She would love to meet with you to share the Streams of Hope story, its work, and how you might partner with us to advance our mission and help meet the needs of people in the community we serve.  EMAIL SANDI

Jim-G-207x174Jim Grooters
Maintenance.  Rain or shine, hot or cold, Jim is quick to lend a helping hand with buildings and property.

Paula-e1353079387111Paula Guikema
Program Coordinator. Paula is committed to helping kids in our neighborhood, and leads recreational programming every week. EMAIL PAULA

SUESue Harkema
Program Coordinator. Sue has several years of educational and marketing experience that she willingly puts to use building tutoring and other educational programs that serve area students and their families. EMAIL SUE

Paul-e1353078047825-207x174Paul Holtrop
Executive Director. As administrator, Paul helps direct programs and manage organizational resources. EMAIL PAUL

heidi-207x174Heidi Vanderlaan
Food Center Operations Coordinator. With a servant’s heart, Heidi ensures that volunteers are utilized well, and that the shelves are well-stocked. EMAIL HEIDI


Board of Directors


Craig Courts Vice Chairperson

Craig Fredricks Director

Paul Holtrop Exec Director

Evan Hordyk Director

Dave Owen Director

Leatha Roberts Director

Andrew Tazelaar Secretary

David Vanderlaan Director

Keith VanderWeele Treasurer

Terrie Visser Director

Lori Wiersma Chairperson

Trude Zbikowski Director





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