New Board Member – Vicki Kloosterhouse, Ph.D.

ELI recently added a new Board Trustee – Dr. Vicki Kloosterhouse.  Vicki brings to ELI a high level of educational, leadership and stress management expertise made practical by her personal experience teaching in developing nations.  She also brings a joyful passion for the  Kingdom of God.  We are delighted the LORD has added Vicki to our Board.

Vicki has had the opportunity to put stress management and leadership principles in practice around the world.  In the field of higher education, she has served as a faculty member and in administrative positions at various educational institutions, which included Dean of Education at an African university that had been decimated by civil war.   She has worked as a facilitator for an educational organization that trains teachers in the area of leadership, brain-based learning and best practices.  As a John Maxwell Certified Team Member, she receives ongoing training in leadership.  Her background in wellness has afforded her the opportunity to teach in a college health program, as well as conduct stress management training for relief workers in Asia, Africa, Haiti and the United States.

Dr. Kloosterhouse, LLC is active providing workshops/presentation, group and individual coaching.

She also serves with Empower Women Leaders whose mission is to serve and train women in developing countries.

​Graduating from Michigan State University, she received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis on psychosocial health and a M.A. in Classroom Education. Additional training in stress management and in trauma care came through the Harvard Medical School/New England Deaconess Hospital: Clinical Training in Mind/Body Medicine, The Center for Mind/Body Medicine, The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children, and Certificates of Completion in Stress Coaching and Crisis Response.



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