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starks@gvsu.edu

Scott Stark

Campus Minister
Director of Operations and Community Engagement

What do you LOVE? 
My family. Good food.  Good conversation.  Good writing.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?

A handful of music video parodies.  I feel grateful they predate youtube...
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

My front door.  It means I'm home.
Favorite book?

Unfair question.  But a few books I'm reading or just finished are: "The Hate You Give Me". "Romans Disarmed".  "Emotionally Healthy  Leader". "Dark Tower" series.  "True Story of the Whole World".
postb@gvsu.edu

Ben Post

Campus Minister
Director of Campus Engagement

What do you LOVE? 
I love my family, running, hiking, camping, summer, basically anything outside - especially going to the beach.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?

IM Flag Football champs & I helped start Young Life at Eaton Rapids High School.
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

Any door I don’t have to duck under, bonus if the door leads to the beach!
Favorite book?

Master Plan of Evangelism by Robert E. Coleman
staciepost8@gmail.com

Stacie Post

Director of Discipleship

What do you LOVE? 
Jesus, my family, music, running, long walks on the beach (but, for real!), and front porches.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?
Won the IM Softball Championship two years in a row...beating the women's basketball team which was extra rewarding!
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

Any door that gets me OUTSIDE, which is better than any door that keeps me inside.
Favorite book?

The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer
zuiderveenc@gmail.com

Cody Zuiderveen

Campus Minister
Associate Director of Missional Engagement

What do you LOVE? 
Family, racket sports, water sports, coffee on the front porch on a crisp morning.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?
Two time champion of intramural beach volleyball.
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

Hobbit door.
Favorite book?
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
stejskju@gvsu.edu

Julia Stejskal

music director
Associate Director of Campus Engagement

What do you LOVE? 
Working here, houseplants, making Spotify playlists, and watching Gordon Ramsey be nice on Masterchef Junior.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?

Hosting open mic nights at my house! SO fun!
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

Screen door. Particularly screen door with breeze.
Favorite book?

Hinds’ Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard or Godric by Frederick Buechner.
trulockr@mail.gvsu.edu

Rachel Trulock

life groups director
Associate Director of Discipleship

What do you LOVE? 
Dark chocolate and coffee (together or separate, I'm not picky), being with the people I love, friends and family, as long as I'm with them I'm having a phenomenal time. Being by or in any body of water, traveling to new places.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?
Pulled an all-nighter finals week in the library and purposely did not study.
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

Gateway to heaven cause duh.
Favorite book?

Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
rubinta@mail.gvsu.edu

Tanner Rubin

Associate director of New Student Engagement

What do you LOVE? 
Climbing anything, jumping off high things into water, anything with adrenaline - also I LOVE stories & different kinds of people & cultures
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?
Skipped all my Wednesday classes & flew to Myrtle Beach for the day with some friends for $14 roundtrip.
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

Unlocked doors that lead to roofs.
Favorite book?

The Heavenly Man by Paul Hattaway & Brother Yun.
jacobnoe@mail.gvsu.edu

Noelle Jacobs

associate director of New Student Engagement

What do you LOVE? 
My front porch, the band NeedToBreathe, the land of New Mexico and its people, planes and trains, my Romanian parents, telling stories and making you laugh while doing it.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?

Performing in a belly dancing routine for a student org show at GV 😂💃🏼 Also, setting up friends and roommates with their now husbands and wives.
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

One that fits both Rose and Jack on it.
Favorite book?

The Prophets by Abraham Joshua Heschel, Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour, and The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
michaeleen.rood@gmail.com

Michaeleen rood

Church Partner (Evergreen Ministries)

What do you LOVE? 
Ridley (my dog), Josh (my husband), running (slowly), bowling, Sara Bareilles, Brené Brown.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?

I rejected my now husband twice.
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

Any door that my dog is sitting behind waiting for me.
Favorite book?

Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown and Out of Sorts by Sarah Bessey
rich@aliveinjenison.org

Rich visser

Church Partner (ALIVE Ministries)

What do you LOVE? 
Playing with my kids.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?

3 time Music Video competition champs 2006-2008.
What is your favorite kind of door & why?

Gates of Paradise in the Florence Baptistry.
Favorite book?

Can't decide...
daven@mail.gvsu.edu

Dave nesburg

Campus minister

What do you LOVE? 
I love to ski and mountain bike.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?
While playing soccer at North Park University - we beat big ten school Northwestern in soccer and the next day lost to a grocery store chain - Treasure Island.  🤔
What is your favorite kind of door & why?
on a gondola at the top of Big Sky.
Favorite book?
Magicians Nephew - Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
hannahgrimm97@gmail.com

Hannah marie grimm

SEMINARY Intern (Grand Rapids theological seminary)

What do you LOVE? 
I LOVE WATERFALLS! Also: the city of Jerusalem, dogs, my parents, and falafel.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?
Building a giant fort out of all the furniture in our living room and sleeping in it with my roommates my senior year!
What is your favorite kind of door & why?
Secret passageway doors because they're mysterious and fun!!
Favorite book?
The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis
germanj@mail.gvsu.edu

Jilanne german

SEMINARY Intern (Calvin theological seminary)

What do you LOVE? 
Jesus, my family, Swede (my dog), coffee, being outside in nature, going out for breakfast.
What is your proudest non-serious achievement of college?
Climbing the town’s water tower.
What is your favorite kind of door & why?
Screen door: it lets the lovely fresh air in and keeps the yucky bugs out.
Favorite book?
The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis