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Alumni Board Officers and Appointments Named

Posted August 7, 2002

HOLLAND -- The Hope College Alumni Association Board of Directors has chosen its officers for 2002-03 and appointed one new member.

The board also made four reappointments.

James Van Eenenaam, a 1988 graduate from Dana Point, Calif., who was formerly vice president, has been elected president, succeeding Bruce Brumels of Lake City. Beth Snyder of Arlington, Va., has been elected vice president, succeeding Van Eenenaam. Marion Hoekstra of Laurel, Md., who was among those appointed to an additional term on the board, will continue to serve as secretary.

The board's new member is junior Liz Tyndell of Livonia, who will serve as Junior Class Representative.

Chad Carlson of Holland, formerly Junior Class Representative, was appointed Senior Class Representative. Andrea Korstange of Grand Rapids, Mich., formerly Senior Class Representative, was appointed Most Recent Graduating Class Representative.

In addition to Hoekstra, who represents the Mid- Atlantic Region, those reappointed to the board were: Nancy Dirkse DeWitt of Waukesha, Wis. (Central Region); Greg Van Heest of Minneapolis, Minn. (North Central Region); and Ray Vinstra of Kalamazoo (Southwest Michigan Region).

Garett Childs of Grand Rapids concluded his service on the board as Most Recent Graduating Class Representative.

Liz Tyndell is majoring in biology and psychology. Her long-range goal is a career in medicine. Next year will be her third year on the college's Student Congress. She served first as a representative for Dykstra Hall and then represented Kollen Hall, and next year will serve as Junior Class Representative.

She is a member of the Delta Phi Sorority. She will be resident assistant in the Delphi House next year, and will also serve on the sorority's executive committee for work projects.

Tyndell served as a moraler for the 2004 Pull team as both a freshman and a sophomore, and has also participated in her class's song section in the Nykerk Cup Competition.

She will serve as co-publicity chair for the Social Activities Committee (SAC) during 2002-03, and is among the students organizing a Pom Pon club that will begin with the new school year. Her activities at Hope have also included the Dance Marathon fund-raiser for DeVos Children's Hospital and New Student Orientation.

Tyndell is the daughter of Allan and Diane Tyndell of Livonia. She is a 2000 graduate of Livonia Stevenson High School.

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