Administration & Staff

Kari Alsum

Kari Alsum

Choir Accompanist

Credentials: Church & School Choir Accompanist and Piano Teacher
Experience: With Zion since 2010
Church: Cornerstone URC
Sue McCrory

Sue McCrory

Elementary Principal

Credentials: B.A. Education, Calvin College
Experience: Teaching since 1976
Church: Harvest OPC
William McQuade

William McQuade

Facilities Assistant

Credentials: Pursuing M. Div., Puritan Reformed Seminary
Experience: Teaching elder
Church: Free Reformed
Caryn Simon

Caryn Simon

Learning Enrichment Services

Credentials: B.A. Elementary Ed, Cornerstone University; B.A. Religious Studies, Grace Christian University
Experience: Teaching since 2018
Church: Cedar OPC
Rebecca tenHaaf

Rebecca tenHaaf

Early Intervention Reading Specialist

Credentials: BA, Calvin College
Experience: Teaching since 2010
Church: American Reformed
Amy VanBeek

Amy VanBeek

Learning Enrichment Services Aide

Credentials: Coursework at Grand Rapids Community College
Experience: With Zion since 2011
Church: Cornerstone URC
Lisa VanSolkema

Lisa VanSolkema

Learning Enrichment Services

Credentials: B.A. Elementary Education, Calvin College
Experience: Teaching since 1988
Church: First CRC of Byron Center
Nancy Wiersma

Nancy Wiersma

Office Assistant

Credentials: Bookkeeper & office manager for over 20 years
Experience: With Zion since 2007
Church: Byron Center Bible
Sarah Bierling

Sarah Bierling

Office Manager

Credentials: B.S. Business Administration, Trinity Christian College
Experience: Credit Management; With Zion since 2002
Church: Trinity URC
Joel Bont

Joel Bont

Athletic Director

Credentials: B.A. Physical Education, Calvin College
Experience: With Zion since 2012
Church: First CRC of Byron Center
Joel Carlson

Joel Carlson

Discipline Coordinator

Credentials: B.A. Education, Cornerstone University; B.S. Education, Calvin College
Experience: Teaching since 1982
Church: Grace Community
Michelle Deutschmann

Michelle Deutschmann

Learning Enrichment Services Director

Credentials: B.S. Elementary Education, Shippensburg University; M.Education Learning Disabilities, Calvin College
Experience: Teaching since 2001
Church: Harvest OPC
Kel DeVries

Kel DeVries

Facilities Director

Experience: Over 40 yrs experience maintenance and skilled trades 
Church: Trinity URC
Michelle Hilton

Michelle Hilton

Office Assistant

Credentials: Excel Academies of Cosmetology
Experience: Various administrative support roles since 1998
Church: Bethany URC
Todd Hoekstra

Todd Hoekstra

Administrator

Credentials: B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, Calvin College
Experience: Accounting & Office Administration since 2004; With Zion since 2014
Church: Harvest OPC