Our Staff


Elizabeth Tunnermann

Director of Operations




Director of Human Resources




Human Resources Coordinator



Board of Directors

Our board of directors consists of dedicated individuals who are closely attached to the mission and vision of Salem Christian Homes.


Dave McNichols - President

Dave is a senior executive with Penske Logistics. His daughter has been a Salem resident for eight years.

Debbie Ligtenberg

Debbie is the owner of a plumbing company. Her cousin has been a Salem resident for 16 years.

Dave De Koekkoek

Dave is a CPA and owner of Tax and Retirement Services. He is also a member of Crosspoint Church, a close partner of Salem.

Dan Dundon

Dan is an ordained minister and is currently a chaplain at Inland Christian Home, a sister organization to Salem.

Dr. David De Kriek

Dr. Dave De Kriek is a doctor of audiology and the owner of Fidelity Hearing Center. Dave attends Bethany Church, a close partner of Salem.

Mark Kenny

Mark is the owner of Kenny Industrial Sales. His brother has been a Salem resident for 33 years.

Henry Wind

Henry is an executive with California Water Service. Henry’s brother in-law has been a Salem resident for 16 years.

Jim Auman

Jim’s younger children have special needs.

Ted Robinson

Ted is an entrepreneur and a national education consultant. Ted’s daughter has special needs, she is currently on the wait list for a Salem home.

Loren Struiksma

Loren is currently the owner of a glass business and runs real estate services. She knows many of our residents exceptionally well.