Room for All is a non-profit corporation organized to engage in charitable, educational, religious and community activities. As a 501(c)3 corporation, it is governed by a board of directors. The following people named represent the current board and staff of Room for All. New members of the Board are elected annually to represent the full diversity of the Reformed Church in America.
Preferred pronouns: she, her, hers. Marilyn is Room for All’s Executive Director. She is a “born and baptized” RCA member, and her first involvement at the denominational level was when, as a Western Seminary student representative on the RCA Christian Action Commission, she contributed to the Commission’s 1978 report, “Human Sexuality: Sexism and Pornography.” Previous…
Preferred pronouns: he, him, his. Cameron is Room for All’s Community Coordinator. He is a native of Pella, IA and a 2013 graduate of Central College. His academic focuses included nonprofit management and writing, while his free time was filled with a wide array of extracurricular activities. Professionally, Cameron previously served as the Director of…
Pronouns: she, her, hers Deb is Room for All’s new Bookkeeper. Her journey has included pastoring three RCA congregations and serving as a Synod of NY Area Minister; nurturing faith development at Project Hospitality and Hunger Action Network of NYS; and as the Executive Director of the FOCUS Churches of Albany NY. “Reflecting on journey…
Mary Kansfield is a former (and founding) Board member and continues to serve as the RfA archivist.
Rev. Debra Jameson serves as the RfA bookkeeper.
RfA Development Team: Dr. Jane Dickie, Rev. Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell, Dr. Ron Mulder, Marilyn Paarlberg, Deb Tiemens, Rev. Rob Williams
*2017 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
President– Rev. Ann C. Reilly
VP– Rev. Tricia Sheffied
Secretary– Deb Tiemens
Treasurer– Dr. Jerry Van Es
At Large Members– Darren Major
PAST BOARD MEMBERS:
Rev. Jennifer Aull, Rev. Beverly Bell, Rev. Karel Boersma, Rev. Jack Branford, Rev. Shari Brink, Rev. Miriam Bush, Dr. Lorraine Cox, Tom De Witte, Tom Dibble, Dr. Jane Dickie, Tom Folkert, Rev. Patricia Fox, Rev. Thomas Goodhart, Karis Granberg-Michaelson, Carl Haan, Gerald Harrington, Rev. Eric Johnson, Rev. Ann Kansfield, Mary Kansfield, Rev. Dr. Norman Kansfield, Rev. Jes Kast Keat, Rev. Cari Keith, Rev. Carl Kleis, Jan Koopman, Ara Lawrence, Rev. Hank Lay, Marilyn Mariani Lay, Rev. Stacey Midge, L. Nichols, Rev. Dan Ramm, Rev. Brad Redeker, William Rupp, Rev. Conrad Strauch, Rob Sweeney, Rev. Adriene Thorne, David Van Heest, Rev. Ron Vande Bunte, Rev. Marlin Vander Wilt, Cameron Van Kooten, Rev. Kenneth Walsh, Rev. Rob Williams