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The 2017 Home Repair Services Board of Directors

Our Board

Lissa Schwander

Calvin College

Board Chair

Jamison Lenz

Catalyst Partners

Board Vice Chair

Troy Butler

Choice One Bank

Board Treasurer

Nancy Marshall

Kent County Dept. of Human Services

Board Secretary

Tracie Coffman

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Melisha Roberts

Meijer Corporation

Roger Pedersen

Williams Kitchen and Bath

Allyson Terpstra

Warner Norcross

Ken James

Spectrum Health

Dan Engelsma

Engelsma Homes LLC

Jim Compere

Retired: Northwest Mutual

Ruben Ramos

R&R Mechanical Services LLC

Scott Nicholson

Benchmark Mortgage, Inc.

Abe DeVries

Board Member Emeritus


Thank you very much for your generous support. Home Repair Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and your contribution is tax-deductible.


Right now our greatest needs are for Fix-it School instructors, cabinet aseemblers and remodeling coaches.  If you're interested in any of these roles, contact Joel Ruiter at (616) 241-2601, ext. 222 and tell him "I have skills you can use!"


To qualify for services you must own, or be buying, the home in which you live.  The home must be in Kent County.  Your combined household income must be below our published guidelines.

Contact Us

Phone: (616) 241-2601

(Si! Se habla Español.)

Fax: (616) 241-5151

Address: 1100 South Division Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507