2021 Face to Face Board Meeting Ripon, CA

Reformed Mission Services

Board of Directors

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

2021-2022 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 Offringa 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 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 his wife 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 United Reformed Church 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. 

  • Larry mouw

    Larry Mouw is from Ripon, California and has worked as Fire Captain in nearby Turlock since 2002. He enjoys spending time with his wife Rachel and their 4 children. As his children are more and more involved in sports he finds his time filled with coaching and other activities. He served on a mission trip while in high school to a Guatemalan men's prison. He has been involved with RMS since 2016

  • Roger Klaassen

    Roger Klassen is from Pantego, North Carolina. His wife Taffy and him are very involved in their church Young Peoples. Roger has a passion for the youth and that is made evident in his work on the RMS TASC Advisory Committee. Roger and his family have attended several TASC events and have been instrumental in hosting some events as well.

  • 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 eager to be 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, AB and are members or 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 live and attend Cornerstone URC with their 4 children in Sanborn, IA. 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 Relief efforts of RMS.

  • Chris Van Eden Petersman

    Chris Van Eden Petersman lives and attends Trinity Reformed Church in Lethbridge, Alberta. 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. 

  • Albert Rumph

    Al Rumph grew up in a missionary family. He traveled a lot by air as a youth and became very interested. He became a pilot and has continued using this skill in missionary settings and for a career until recently. He still enjoys flying and traveling and is a huge asset to the board as he is also fluent in Spanish. Al and his wife Sue attend Bethany URC in Wyoming, MI.

  • Harry Van't Voort

    Harry Van't Voort is married to Char and they live in and attend Zion URC in Ripon, CA. 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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