Nonprofit elects board leadership
A faith-based nonprofit in Grand Rapids has announced changes to its board of directors.
Guiding Light elected Ed Postma to the role of chair. Postma replaces outgoing chair Shawn Merritt.
John Harrington will take Postma’s role as vice chair, and Brad Mathis will move from director to at-large executive chair.
Peter Albertini and John Dice will stay in their roles as secretary and treasurer.
The nonprofit also said Dawn Buursma, Harvey Koning, Andy Odehnal, Rev. Tim Wilson and Dallas Lenear are joining the board as directors.
All board members serve two-year terms.
Stuart Ray, Guiding Light’s executive director, said he looks forward to working with the new board and “seeing what the future holds for our organization.”
Guiding Light provides a 90-day Back-to-Work Program and a four-to-six month Addiction Recovery Program for men.
Guiding Light board
Ed Postma, chair, consultant
John Harrington, vice chair, Harrington & Associates
John Dice, treasurer, Macatawa Bank
Peter Albertini, secretary, Albertini Realty Group
Brad Mathis, at-large executive chair, Rockford Construction
Rev. Nancy Claus, director, Porter Hills
G. Robert DeYoung, director, Trinity Health
Dawn Buursma, director, Homestead Realty
Rev. Tim Wilson, director, South Harbor Church
Harvey Koning, director, Varnum
Andy Odehnal, director, Triangle Consulting
Dallas Lenear, director, Genesis Consulting