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 2015-2016 Board Officers

Honorable Joseph Scoville, Chairperson

Jon Swets, Vice Chairperson, Treasurer

Nick Kroeze, Secretary 


Board Staff Members

Mark Eastburg, Ph.D., President and CEO

Alan Armstrong, M.D., Chief Medical Officer

Gary Rich, M.D., President of the Medical Staff 


Board Members

Scott Bolinder

Randall Christenson, M.D.

Sylvia Daining

Honorable Patricia Gardner

Wes Granberg-Michaelson

LaRissa Hollingsworth

Art Jongsma

Suzanne Keep

Ron Kool

Stephanie Leonardos

John Lichtenberg

Glenn Mitcham

Victoria Proctor-Gibbs

Ginny VanderHart

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
  • Al Jansen, BS, Corporate Director of Community & Residential Services
  • Scott Wagner, MSW, MBA, Vice President of Behavioral Health Solutions
  • Carol VanderWal, MPH, Director of Business Development and Grant Management
  • Bill Johnson, MS, CHCIO, Director of Information Services
  • Scott Halstead, PhD, Vice President of Professional Practice Group
  • Susan Langeland, MBA, Corporate Director of Hospital Based Services
  • Teresa Newmarch, MPA, CFRE, 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
  • Bob VandePol, MSW, Executive Director of Employee and Church Assistance Programs
  • Mary Dale, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources