Administrative Assistant to Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Amy Westra serves as Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement. Amy received her Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Urban Ministry and Sociology, from Kuyper College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She later went on to earn her Master’s of Science in Management and Leadership degree from Cornerstone University, also located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Amy comes to CIU with a background in urban youth ministry as well as nonprofit management. She served as Director of Youth Ministries at Oakdale Park Church for six years. Prior to that, she worked as director of a neighborhood association and also helped to begin a nonprofit leadership development initiative in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Amy enjoys traveling, particularly visiting her family in northwest Iowa and exploring the beautiful state of South Carolina. She also enjoys reading, exercising at the CIU gym, and listening to gospel music.