Administrative Staff

Carina Aal

Carina Aal

Cook

Carina worked with a catering service before joining Tyndale in 2014 as our cook. She lives in Almere.

Chris Alsup

Chris Alsup

Development Officer

Chris’ experience in the non-profit world includes roles as fundraiser, volunteer, event planner, relationship builder, and professional grant writer. Chris has served for three years as a grant writer and fundraising professional for Hope Partners Hawai‘i. Chris also served for eight years as a volunteer with the American Cancer Society, Hawai‘i Pacific, with roles including event planning, direction of volunteers, coordination of large events, videography, graphic design, prayer and entertainment for Hope Gala Honolulu, and support in planning and opening of Hope Lodge Hawai‘i. Born and raised in Tennessee, Chris graduated from University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Math and earned a Master of Divinity degree from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary.

 

Joy Buswell

Joy Buswell

Admissions Coordinator

Joy Buswell moved from Ireland to the Netherlands in 1978. She has two adult daughters and lives in Badhoevedorp. She has worked as a marketing consultant and a social counselor for refugees. She has been a volunteer at Tyndale since 2014.

Daniel Chan

Daniel Chan

IT Volunteer

Daniel studied “Bedrijfspresentatie” at the Hogeschool InHolland in the Netherlands. Before serving at Tyndale, he worked as a professional web designer and interaction designer in the internet industry for more than 14 years. Daniel graduated from Tyndale in 2015. He and his wife, Nikki, live in Amsterdam.

Logan Copley

Logan Copley

Librarian

Logan is a PhD student in Old Testament at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He has an MA in Biblical Languages from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and a BA in History from Columbus State University. He came to Tyndale in 2021. He and his wife, Molly, live in Badhoevedorp with their two daughters.

Janice Dahl

Janice Dahl

Executive Assistant & Director of Finance

Janice received her BA in Sociology from Cornerstone University. She has worked in the field of student personnel and a variety of material and production control jobs. In 2000, she moved to Romania with her husband, Jim, and their twin daughters. She worked with various Romanian church planters to offer English to children as an outreach ministry. She came to Tyndale in 2012. Janice and Jim live in Badhoevedorp.

John Demmendaal

John Demmendaal

Facilities Manager, Government Liaison

John has an MBO degree in Dairy Agriculture and graduate certificate in Bible from Multnomah Seminary.  God led he and his wife, Wendi into full-time ministry in Romania. Their ministry consisted of developing children and youth ministries and training nationals.  After eight years in Romania, they returned to the U.S. where John continued teaching courses at a missionary training school.  After 15 years in the U.S., they were ready to return to ministry overseas.  This brought them to Tyndale in 2018.  They have two adult sons, living in the U.S. John’s family continues to live in The Netherlands.  John and Wendi live in Badhoevedorp.

Wendi Demmendaal

Wendi Demmendaal

Alumni and Student Recruitment Coordinator, PAE Instructor

Wendi has a BA from Seattle Pacific University. She came to The Netherlands in 1984 to serve with Eastern European Bible Mission where she met her Dutch husband, John.  They served in Romania as missionaries developing children’s ministries. After eight years in Romania, they returned to the U.S. to continue training missionaries for overseas ministries. Nearly 15 years later, they find themselves back in The Netherlands working with Tyndale. John and Wendi have two adult sons still living in the U.S. They live in Badhoevedorp.

Rachel Dority

Rachel Dority

Registrar, Director of PAE, Associate Faculty

Rachel received her BS in Education and TESOL Certificate at the University of Nebraska. Before becoming a missionary, she served as a teacher and coach at Woodbury Central Schools in Iowa. She also served as a staff representative with The Navigators in Russia for several years. She has served at Tyndale since 2003. Rachel lives in Badhoevedorp.

Ad de Visser

Ad de Visser

Volunteer - Finance

Ad works as financial controller for Volvo Bangarage in Amstelveen. Prior to this role, he worked 20 years as a financial controller for an aircraft leasing company. He oversaw both internal and external reporting, evaluating investment proposals and assessing business plans. Ad and his wife Joke live in Lisse, Netherlands and attend church at Meerkerk in Hoofddorp. They have three adult children.

Mark Garavaglia

Mark Garavaglia

President

Mark previously practiced law in the Chicago area for over 20 years. He received his Master of Laws from Melbourne University and his M. Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He came to Tyndale in 2012. Mark, his wife Alicia, and their two children live in Badhoevedorp.

Dory Hofstra

Dory Hofstra

Bursar

Dory graduated from a HBO with her degree in Teaching. Dory began her career as a kindergarten teacher and eventually became principal of a school. She married Jaap and was blessed to raise three children. She also taught as a substitute teacher and moved to work in the financial department of a travel agency for almost 20 years until she officially retired. God led her to Tyndale where she has served since 2010. She and Jaap live in Hoofddorp.

Bob Landon

Bob Landon

Director of International Church Ministries

Bob graduated from Tyndale with a Master of Divinity degree. He completed a ThM at Evangelische Theologische Faculteit in Leuven, Belgium. He is also an associate faculty member. He and his wife Annet live in Delft.

Cees Maarsen

Cees Maarsen

Volunteer - Library

Cees worked for many years for the local government of Aalsmeer. In the last 3.5 years before he retired he worked for the local government of Amstelveen. Cees started as a volunteer at Tyndale in January 2017. He lives in Aalsmeer.

Nenad Tunguz

Nenad Tunguz

Vice President of Operations and Administration, Director of Admissions

Nenad received his BA in English Language & Literature at Sarajevo University. He also received his M. Div. from Tyndale in 2001. He has served at Tyndale since 2008. Nenad, his wife Jennifer, and their two children live in Badhoevedorp.

Els van den Bovenkamp

Els van den Bovenkamp

Volunteer - Library

Els graduated from a HBO with her degree in Teaching. She worked for 40 years as a teacher in both South Africa and the Netherlands. She has been volunteering at Tyndale since 2018.

Gerrit van den Bovenkamp

Gerrit van den Bovenkamp

Volunteer - Library

Gerrit graduated from a HBO in Electrical Engineering. Most of his time was spent in Aviation, both in South Africa and the Netherlands. Gerrit began volunteering at Tyndale in 2014.

Jan Anthonie Voorhoeve

Jan Anthonie Voorhoeve

Volunteer - Gardener

Jan and his wife, Beryl, live in Aalsmeer. He studied as a garden architect in Boskoop and ran his own business in garden design and maintenance for 50 years. He has been assisting Tyndale as our gardener since 2015.