There have been four appointments and four reappointments to the Hope College Board of Trustees.

          Newly chosen to serve four-year terms on the board
  are the Rev. Dr. Timothy Brown of Holland; Lynne Hendricks
  of Grandville; Nancy Wolfe Lane of New Albany, Ohio; and Dr.
  Caroline Simon of Zeeland.
          Those re-elected to four-year terms are:  Max
  Boersma of Holland; Dr. David Cole of Ann Arbor; Peter
  Huizenga of Oak Brook, Ill.; and the Rev. Dr. Gregg Mast of
  Albany, N.Y.
          Members retiring from the board are:  Dr. Robin
  Klay of Holland; Larry Mulder of Holland; and the Rev. Peter
  Paulsen of New Brunswick, N.J.
          Brown is the Henry Bast Professor of Preaching at
  Western Theological Seminary.  He joined the seminary
  faculty in 1995.
          From 1983 to 1995, he was pastor of Christ
  Memorial Church in Holland.  He has also served the First
  Reformed Church of South Holland, Ill., from 1970 to 1983,
  and Fellowship Reformed Church in Hudsonville, from 1976 to
          Brown delivered the college's baccalaureate sermon
  in 1992.  He has written several articles for "The Church
  Herald," "The Reformed Review" and "Perspectives" magazine.
          He is a 1973 Hope graduate.  He holds an M.Div.
  and a D.Min. from Western Theological Seminary.
          He and his wife, Nancy, have three children:
  Sarah, Jonathan and Rebekah, the latter two of whom are
  currently Hope students.
          Hendricks has been an active volunteer for the
  Grandville Public School District, serving in numerous
  capacities.  Immediately after graduating from Hope in 1973,
  and until 1976, she was an English teacher in the Grand
  Rapids Public Schools.
          She was on the board of the Women's League for
  Hope College for 10 years, with her service including the
  presidency.  She was also a member of the college's Alumni
          Hendricks is an active volunteer with her church,
  First Reformed Church in Grandville.  She is also on the
  Board of Directors of Wedgwood Christian Youth and Family
  Services, serving as secretary and on the Executive Board.
          Her parents, Donald and Elaine Walchenbach of
  Grand Rapids, are Hope alumni, as are her sisters Cathy,
  Carrie and Nancy.
          She and her husband, Dennis, also a Hope graduate,
  have two children:  Jennifer, who graduated in May, and
  Paul, who is beginning his freshman year at Hope.
          Lane is a member of the boards of Ohio Dominican
  College, the Ohio Historical Foundation and Green Lawn
  Cemetery, and a former member of the board of the Ohioana
  Library in Columbus.  She is chair of the Class of '61 at
  her undergraduate alma mater, Bryn Mawr College.  She is
  vice president of Agricultural Lands Inc. and of Wolfe
  Associates Inc., a charitable organization.
          Lane has two daughters:  Mary, a Hope graduate,
  and Elizabeth Lane Jarrell.  Her involvement in the life of
  the college includes participating in "Hope in the Future"
  campaign activities and the Second Century Club.
          Simon joined the Hope faculty in 1988 as an
  assistant professor of philosophy, and was promoted to
  associate professor in 1993.  She has chaired the department
  since 1995.
          She was faculty moderator from 1995 to 1997, and
  acting director of women's studies during the 1996-97
  academic year.  She delivered the college's Opening
  Convocation address in 1996.
          Simon's scholarship explores issues such as the
  nature of friendship, love, virtue and moral knowledge.  Her
  publications include the 1997 book "The Disciplined Heart:
  Love, Destiny and Imagination."
          She holds her bachelor's degree from the
  University of Oregon, and her master's and doctorate from
  the University of Washington.
          She and her husband, Stephen, have two children,
  Paul and Matthew.