It is time again to ask the congregation of Westwood to please submit the names of members of Westwood you feel God might be calling to serve.

We will have the following Consistory offices open:

  • Executive Elder (Teaching Elder EDeacon of Global Missions
  • Teaching Elder for Youth Ministry
  • 1 Shepherding Elder Positions
 A reminder that current Consistory members or former Consistory members who have ended their terms in 2016 or 2017 are NOT eligible to serve.  Also only official members of Westwood can serve on Consistory.  Final elections will be held at the Annual Meeting of Westwood Church on December 3rd.

Please note:  The following individuals are currently serving on the Consistory and are not available to nominate to open positions:

Tammy BoekaLynda LairdBethyl Schussler
Cindy BoettnerCarolyn LennardJudy Slater
Lori BrunnerJean McGeeEzra Strubbe
Scott ChristiansenDave McIvorLaura Strubbe
Tracy CutlerJoyce MilroyHeather Tiemann
Deb De BoerMark MullinsSallye Vanderplas-Lee
Kay De BoerPat MurphyAaron Willems
Rita EismaStephanie OlsonJudy Workman
Jean FaberDebbie PacesClarice Zomer
Jani FalconeLisa PierceNathan Essink
Marianne FosterKim RomkemaEmily Rozeboom
Tiffany FullerShelly RozeboomPaula Eastman
Sue JohnsonCurt RungeBryan Bush
Karl KnoepflerNicola SaubColleen Korver
Todd Schuiteman

Here’s some information you might need before you fill out your nomination form: 2017 Consistory Nominations Form



  • The Executive Elder serves on the Teaching Elder Board and represents that board on the Executive Committee. The Executive Elder also represents Westwood at all Classis and Denominational gatherings.
  • This Teaching Elder position helps to lead our youth ministries and represents them to the Teaching Elder Board.
  • The Shepherding Elder is responsible for the spiritual needs of the Westwood Church community, during their normal life, during their special needs and/or crisis situation, through spiritual support, counsel, prayer, and caring. They will have the care and responsibility for 10 or so individual families within the Westwood community. We are looking to elect 4 new Shepherding Elders
  • Name and contact information is optional