Admin & Board

Admin Team

Admin Team is a group of people in administration from our member schools that meet up to 4 times yearly to encourage one another, learn from each other and challenge each other in their faith and in their role as leaders of a school.

2022-2023 Admin Team Schedule:

Host School/Location

Friday, November 18, 2022

Unity Christian High School

Friday, January 20, 2023

Sioux Center Christian School Dr. Tim Van Soelen

Friday, March 10, 2023

Dordt University "Seeing Technology from a Biblical Worldview" - Dr. Ethan Brue and Dr. Kevin Timer


Heartland Executive Committee

Heartland Christian Schools elects an executive board made up of administrators, teachers, and board members from several Heartland Schools.

Executive Committee members are elected from this board; this committee meets four times per year.  Meetings are held in the Education Department Conference Room at Dordt University.

Current Executive Committee Members:

Heartland Executive Committee Meeting Dates 2022-2023

  • Wednesday, September 14, 2022
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2022
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2023
  • Wednesday, March 15, 2023 4:30 – 6:00 – Officers Only

Central Board

Heartland Christian Schools is governed by the Central Board made up of one representative from each member school. The Central Board meets once per year. This year, our meeting will be held in Luvurne, Minnesota on Friday, April 14, 2023.

Block School Name Term Rep. Type Name Email School Email Principal Principal Email
Block I (2023 - 2026). NEW MEMBERS Hills 2023-2026 Administrator Barry Miedema Barry Miedema
SW Minnesota 2023-2026 Teacher Amber Vos Randy Pfeifle
Hollandale 2023-2026 Teacher Susan Kozelsky Susan Kozelsky
Central MN 2023-2026 Board Member Jon De Groot Brandon Haan
Sheldon 2023-2026 Board Member Kyle Heynen Marlin Schoonhoven
Inwood 2023-2026 Teacher Elizabeth Lucas Sheri Vander Veen
Rock Valley 2023-2026 Administrator Marcus De Jager Joe Dirksen
Block II (2022 - 2025) Westside Christian 2022-2025 Administrator Brenda Hill Brenda Hill
Sanborn 2022-2025 Teacher Sue Gonerman Anthony Minderhoudt
Unity 2022-2025 Board Member Jamie Nibbelink Wayne Dykstra
Sioux Center 2022-2025 Board Member Joe Baker Josh Bowar
Ireton 2022-2025 Administrator Megan Kooima Megan Kooima
Dakota 2022-2025 Teacher Jody Van Zee Jeremy Boer
Volga 2022-2025 Teacher Beth Eich Beth Eich
Siouxland 2022-2025 Administrator Lindsay Laurich Lindsay Laurich
Block III (2020 - 2023) Hull 2020-2023 Board Member Julie Van Schepen Randy Ten Pas
Western 2020-2023 Teacher Katie Nice Brian Ver Wolf
Orange City 2020-2023 Teacher Travis De Jong Jason Alons
Mitchell 2020-2023 Board Member Eric Rau Sarah Lieber
Sutton 2020-2023 Teacher Tim Johnson Dave Kauk
Sioux Falls 2020-2023 Administrator Jay Woudstra Jay Woudstra
Worthington 2020-2023 Board Member Christy Milbrath deb Vander Kooi
North Iowa 2020-2023 Administrator Larry Day - Until a New Admin is found Larry Day