Calvin College Van Lunen Center

The Van Lunen Center
Raybrook Office Suite 201
Calvin College
3201 Burton St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Email: info@vanlunencenter.org
Phone: (616) 526-8300
Fax: (616) 526-8302

Experts and Consultants

Experts in all areas of executive management in a Christian school are available to advise and collaborate on the myriad of management issues faced by the Fellows.

Jan Druyvesteyn

Jan Druyvesteyn serves the Van Lunen Center in a variety of ways. Jan is a graduate of Calvin College with a BA degree in elementary education, but spent most of her career in college and university development: University of Chicago, Washington University, Calvin College, and Saint Mary’s College - Notre Dame. She has experience in multiple areas of development. These include annual fund, comprehensive campaigns, major gifts, special events, advisory boards, advancement services, and publications.

Zach Clark

Zach Clark is the founder of Development & Leadership Coaching, a non-traditional service approach helping leaders grow their ministry and build a culture of generosity. From 2006 through 2013, Zach served as Director of Advancement at Westminster Christian Academy in St. Louis. His expertise includes fundraising and development, and he has a broad and deep perspective on the strategies and tactics required to be constantly improving organizations.

Chuck Evans

Chuck Evans is Senior Partner at BetterSchools LLC. A former head of schools in Virginia and Texas, Chuck has been serving independent schools as a teacher, leader, and consultant for twenty-five years. As a consultant, he has worked with dozens of schools since 2006, leading strategic and financial planning processes and major program expansion projects. He is a founding board member of the Council on Educational Standards and Accountability (CESA).

Jim McKenzie

Jim McKenzie is a Van Lunen Fellow alumnus, and currently serves as Principal at The Rock School in Gainesville, Florida. Jim holds an MEd from the University of Florida, and has taught at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in both public and private school settings. He is also a motivational speaker and consultant and is a frequent workshop presenter at numerous schools and conferences. He has published work in The Elementary School Journal and Teachers of Vision. He was a finalist for SECME's National Teacher of the Year Award for his work in developing a science program aimed at reaching minority students.