posted August 10, 2005

Appointments Made to Board of Trustees

There have been two appointments and three reappointments to the Board of Trustees at Hope College.

Newly chosen to serve on the board for four years are Dwayne O. Boyce of Alpharetta, Ga., and Barbara J. Hall of Sarasota, Fla., and South Haven, Mich.

Those re-elected to four-year terms on the board are the Rev. David M. Bast of Grand Rapids, Joel G. Bouwens of Holland and Cheri DeVos Vander Weide of Grand Rapids.

Those who have retired from the board are Dr. Douglas A. Edema of Walker and William C. Waldorf of Buena Vista, Colo.

The leadership of the board remains the same: Bouwens as chairperson, the Rev. Peter C. Semeyn of Traverse City as vice-chairperson and Lynne Hendricks of Holland as secretary.

Boyce, who is a 1977 Hope graduate, is director of architectural and design sales in the Atlanta Regional Office of Herman Miller Inc.

He is a member of 100 Black Men of Atlanta. The organization's goal is to provide support and improve the quality of life for African Americans, and youth in particular, in the Atlanta community.

He and his wife, Vida, are members of St. James United Methodist Church. They have two children, David and Larissa.

Hall is an active volunteer in her community, working with the schools that her children attended as well as activities such as chairing neighborhood collection programs for underprivileged families and working for Mothers Helping Mothers and the Salvation Army. She and her husband, Robert, started with another couple a business in Sarasota, "I Magnet & Scoopdaddy's," which has since been sold.

She and Robert are members of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. They have two children, Rachel, who is a member of the college's Class of 1997, and Jeremy.