Leadership Team

Pine Rest is an independent, community-based nonprofit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, a diverse group of community members representing business, industry, legal and justice system, providers, payers and more.  

Pine Rest Board of Directors 2012-2013 Board Officers

Ginny VanderHart, Chairperson

Wes Granberg-Michaelson, Vice Chairperson

Jon Swets, Treasurer

Nick Kroeze, Secretary 


Board Staff Members

Mark Eastburg, Ph.D., President and CEO

Alan Armstrong, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

Valeria Mathis-Allen, M.D., President of the Medical Staff 


Board Members

Randall Christenson, M.D.

Sylvia Daining

Honorable Patricia Gardner

Bing Goei

Art Jongsma

Ron Kool

Stephanie Leonardos

John Lichtenberg

Glenn Mitcham

Victoria Proctor-Gibbs

Honorable Joseph Scoville

Joe Sweeney

Jon Swets

Kathleen Vogelsang

Gary Werkman


Management leadership and daily operational oversight is provided by the Pine Rest Executive Council, comprised of the following individuals:

  • Mark Eastburg, PhD, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Bob Nykamp, MA, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Alan Armstrong, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
  • Paul Karsten, MA, Vice President of Finance & Chief Financial Officer
  • Tom Elzinga, BA, Vice President of General Services
  • Valerie Mathis-Allen, MD, Medical Staff President 
  • Al Jansen, BS, Corporate Director of Residential Services
  • Scott Wagner, MSW, MBA, Vice President Behavioral Health Solutions
  • Carol VanderWal, MPH, Director of Business Development and Grant Management
  • Bill Johnson, MS, CHCIO, Director of Information Services
  • Scott Halstead, PhD, Corporate Director of Professional Practice Group
  • Susan Langeland, MBA, Corporate Director of Hospital Based Services
  • Peter Harkema, PhD, Executive Director of Pine Rest Foundation
  • James Rose, MS, MA, Director of Marketing & Communications
  • Kelly Domagala, BSN, MSN, CENP, RN-BC, Chief Nurse Executive of Hospital Based Services
  • Andrew George, MS, Director of Human Resources

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