April Palmbos | Executive Team Assistant
Executive Team Assistant
April has been serving refugees since 2014. She first served with One Collective, through which she and her husband, Steve, spent four years working with There is Hope in Malawi. April filled many roles during that time, including: Youth Coordinator, Education Coordinator, and Administrative Assistant. Her time in Malawi strengthened her passion to see refugees rise above their circumstances to survive and thrive.
April joined the IAFR team in the fall of 2018 to support the Executive Team and strengthen the core of the organisation as we pursue our mission.
A graduate of Grand Valley State University (2000) with a degree in Juvenile Criminal Justice, April also has experience in retail, children’s ministries, and in the local public school system.
April and Steve have been married since 1999. They live withe four children in Hudsonville, Michigan.