College Board of Trustees


Trinity is led by a strong team of Christian leaders, each caring deeply about the school, students, faculty, and the difference Trinity is making in the world. You’ll see in the list several alumni, field and thought leaders, and an overall impressive team that is guiding and making decisions for the good of all.

James E. Bultman, Ed.D.

President Emeritus
Hope College
Holland, MI and
Northwestern College
Orange City, IA

Justin D. Cooper, Ph.D. ‘72

Executive Director
Christian Higher Education Canada
and President Emeritus,
Redeemer University College
Ontario, Canada

Chad De Jager, M.Div.

Teaching Pastor
Christ Community Church
Lemont, IL

Jason Gaudy, J.D., ‘99

Owner, CEO, Supervising Attorney
Gaudy Law Inc.
Upland, CA

Aaron Ozinga, B.S., ’03

Ozinga Materials, Inc.
Alsip, IL

Christian D. Perry, B.A.,’16

State Director of Community Development
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
Chicago, IL

Nicole Schoon Smit, B.A.,‘02

Midwest Refrigeration
Griffith, IN

Cal Tameling, B.A., ‘72

SET Environmental Inc.
Elmhurst, IL

Kevin G. Toren, M.B.A

Chief Information Officer and
EVP Business Transformation
Gordon Food Service
Grand Rapids, MI

Kevin Walker, B.S., '05

EL Famous Burrito
Lombard, IL

Dawn Garcia Ward, J.D.

Owner American Autocoat & Co-Founder/Owner
WipeAways, LLC
Hudsonville, MI

Mary Lynn Colosimo, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita, Adjunct Professor and Yoga/Meditation Teacher
Trinity Christian College and
The Center for Body and Soul
Palos Heights, IL

Matthew J. Davidson, M.Ed

Timothy Christian Schools
Elmhurst, IL

Kenneth S. Dryfhout, B.S., ’03

Vice President of Strategy and Growth
Baxter Credit Union
Vernon Hills, IL

Scott E. Kostelyk, B.A. ‘97

Vice President
HUB International
Visalia, CA

H. Brian Page, M.B.A.

Vice President of Advancement
Shepherds College
Union Grove, WI

Christina Ritsema, Ph.D

Clinical Professor of Accounting
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

Jamie A. Stephenson, B.A.,’00

Former Elementary & Special Education Teacher
Trustee Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Zion, IL

Zachary J. Thomson, B.S., CPA, ‘01

Chief Financial Officer
Homewood Disposal Service, Inc.
Homewood, IL

Matthew Vander Laan, B.A, ‘97

Head of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
MonoSol, A Kuraray Company LLC
Merrillville, IN

Annalee R. Ward, Ph.D

Director of the Wendt Center for Character Education and
Professor of Communication
University of Dubuque
Dubuque, IA

Laura E. Zumdahl, Ph.D., ’02

President & CEO
New Moms
Chicago, IL