NKC Board of Directors

The NKC Board of Directors is comprised of individuals living and/or working in Belmont, Cedar Springs, Comstock Park, Grand Rapids, Rockford and Sparta. They represent various Christian denominations including Baptist, Christian Reformed, Episcopalian, Methodist, Non-Denominational and Roman Catholic. Every board member offers unique skills, talents and life experiences, making North Kent Connect a stronger organization.

Kristin E. Britt, President

Attorney, Britt Morant PC

Paul Berkenpas, Vice President

Human Resources Manager, Gill Industries, Inc.

Larry Hulst, Secretary

Owner, LH Consulting, LLC

Ken Syrba, Treasurer

Director of Finance - Supply Chain, Wolverine Worldwide

Ben Taylor, Clergy Representative

Pastor, Sparta Baptist Church

Taryn Chatel

Relationship Manager, Macatawa Bank

Jacquelyn DeBruler

Bryant D. Fravel

Investment Banker/Property Manager, Hope Network

Nurya Love Parish

Pastor, Holy Spirit Episcopal Church

Jason Parker

AVP/Commercial Loan Officer, ChoiceOne Bank

Keith Scott

Corporate Controller, Auto-Wares Group

Steve Trudell

President, Courtland Consulting

James Ward

Vice President, International Human Resources, Daymon Worldwide

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North Kent Connect

10075 Northland Drive NE
Rockford, MI 49341 Map
Phone: 616-866-3478

Community Connections Hours: 
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

North Kent Connect Store Public Hours:
Tuesday and Friday
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

West Michigan Works! Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed 12:00-1:00 p.m. for lunch