2021 Face to Face Board Meeting Ripon, CA

Reformed Mission Services

Board of Directors

Our Board consists of elected Directors who have been nominated by the Consistories or Sessions of an RMS Member Church.

2022-2023 Current Board of Directors

  • Kevin Offringa

    Kevin Offringa is a member of Dutton URC, Dutton Michigan. He became a Board member after going on multiple TASC trips and Disaster Response trips to Houston, Texas and Arroyo, Puerto Rico. He is married to Amber and currently is the Technology Administrator at Moline Christian School. Kevin and Amber both serve on the TASC Administration committee.

  • Ron Verhoeven

    Ron Verhoeven is a member of Trinity URC in Visalia, California. He served on the original Board of RMS and is now serving once again. He was involved with the first TASC project and has helped out with several since then. Ron is married to Bev and they have 4 adult children along with 16 grandchildren. Ron is a Dairy farmer in partnership with his son Dennis in the Visalia area.

  • Douglas L. Field

    Douglas L. Field has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of RMS since 2016.  He is a member and former elder and consistory chairman at Zion URC in Ripon, California. He is a retired attorney and educator.  He teaches members of the non-legal professions the science, art, and skill of being an effective expert witnesses in court and is a regular lecturer on various cruise lines.

  • Jay Hofland

    Jay Hofland is from Sanborn, Iowa and is a member of Cornerstone URC along with his wife of more than 30 years, Carla. 

    Jay has participated in two RMS trips over the years, both in Peru. 

  • Ronald Lotterman

    Ronald Lotterman lives in Cape Coral, Florida along with his wife Lori. They worship at Trinity Reformed Church where Ron serves as an elder. He is enjoys serving on RMS's Board and using his God-given talents to serve the church here and abroad.

  • Julian Laarman

    Julian Laarman lives with his wife Tanya in Taber, Alberta, Canada and are members of Trinity Reformed Church in Lethbridge. He works as a contractor and has a hobby farm. He is actively using his many talents on the RMS Board.

  • Chris Kuperus

    Chris Kuperus is married to Stephanie and they along with their four children live in Sanborn, Iowa and are members of Cornerstone URC. Chris has served on the RMS Board multiple times and has done an amazing job serving the organization. He has a construction background and is involved in the Disaster Response efforts of RMS.

  • Chris Van Eeden Petersman

    Chris Van Eeden Petersman lives in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada and is a member of Trinity Reformed Church. He is an active snow skier in the wintertime and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren on the slopes but also around the table discussing things of eternal importance. Chris retired from farming and has been very involved in building relationships with the older generation in his community. 

  • Gerald Nuiver

    Gerald Nuiver is a member of Cornerstone URC, Hudsonville Michigan. He became a Board member after being involved with multiple TASC groups at local churches. He has been married to his wife Marnie for 35 years, and currently is an Engineering Manager for Advance Technology and Automation at Lacks Enterprises in Grand Rapids Michigan. Gerald and Marnie have  been involved in youth ministries at different times over 20 years in their Church.

  • Harry Van't Voort

    Harry Van't Voort is married to Char and they reside in Ripon, CA where they attend Zion URC.  Harry is the owner/operator of a trucking company. He has been to Costa Rica numerous times to help with the construction of the Tepeyac Schools.


Current Staff

  • Rob BRinks

    (ADMINISTRATIVE Director)

    Hudsonville, MI

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  • LORI HOVINGH

    (ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT)

    ALLENDALE, MI

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  • JIM IWEMA

    (PROMOTIONS COORDINATOR)

    SANBORN, IA

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