Our Staff

Administration

Toni Falk

Toni Falk

Interim Executive Director
[email protected]

Charlene Hill

Office Manager
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Calvin University Career & Life Studies Support Staff

Amber Schafer

Amber Schafer

Launch Coach
[email protected]

Jamie Smits

Jamie Smits

CLS Coordinator & Instructional Assistant
[email protected]

Summer of 2023 brought an exciting change to the programing relationship for Calvin University and Ready For Life Academy. RFLA students now have their place of belonging firmly established in the Calvin community as the university has been able to assimilate the inclusive post-secondary education program fully in their course offerings. Ready For Life continues to support the Calvin University Life and Career Studies program by offering contracted CLS, Counseling and Launch Coaching Services.

Academy – Hope College

Bethany Lancaster

Bethany Lancaster

Co-instructor
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Everetta Cole

Everetta Cole

Co-instructor
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Julia Hopkins

Julia Hopkins

Inclusive Living Coordinator
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Academy – Ferris State University

Toni Falk

Sheila Boyd

Lead Instructor
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Brittany Gwisdala

Brittany Gwisdala

Instructional Assistant
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Kaitlin Bauer

Kaitlin Bauer

Internship & CLS Coordinator
[email protected]

Skill Building – Life Skills

Zach Teitsma

Zach Teitsma

Elizabeth Webber

Elizabeth Webber

Amy Trifan

Amy Trifan

Skill Building – Work Skills

Julia Hopkins

Julia Hopkins

Kevin Brown II

Kevin Brown II

Board of Directors

President – DeeDee Stakley

Treasurer – Jayne Rietberg

Secretary – Abigail Sievers

Member at Large – Dean Rietberg

Member at Large – Dennis Feaster

Member at Large – Megan Kidulas

Member at Large – Erin Cunningham

Member at Large – Robin Pegg