Staff & Board

Executive Director:  Patrick Cisler

Patrick was appointed as the first Executive Director of the Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance in 2013. As Executive Director, Patrick is responsible for overall strategy, overseeing day-to-day management, donor development, leading several of the organization’s programs, consulting individually with nonprofits, and as part of LNA’s strategic partnership with the county government, serving as Executive Director of Community SPOKE. Prior to this role he worked as an independent contractor for several nonprofits and economic development organizations. Patrick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Spanish from DePauw University. Locally, he is a graduate of West Coast Leadership, LEAD 24/7, and has earned the Innovation Methods Certification from the NewNorth Center for Design in Business. Patrick is a current board member of Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital and Ottawa Food, as well as a leadership council member of Housing Next and Holland/Zeeland Model Communities. In previous volunteer capacities he has served as Co-Organizer for TEDx Macatawa and as a Deacon in his church. In 2021, he was recognized as a Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 recipient.

Director of Membership/Project Coordinator:  Robin Hendrick-Lane

Robin joined the Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance team as Director of Membership in July of 2016. Serving as the primary liaison for our members, Robin responds to membership needs/inquiries, coordinates member benefits, identifies and recruits prospective members, and oversees communications for the organization. Robin also serves as a Project Coordinator for Community SPOKE (LNA’s partner organization). Prior to joining LNA, Robin spent her career in the furniture industry in a diverse number of roles, including sales, marketing, and project management, ultimately becoming an owner/partner in a start-up furniture company. Robin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Design and Environmental Analysis, Interior Design from Cornell University. Locally, she is a graduate of West Coast Leadership and Leadership Connect, and has earned the Innovation Methods Certification from the NewNorth Center for Design in Business. She also volunteers with Kids Hope USA.

Director of Program and Community Partnerships:  Meagan Maas

Meagan joined as the Director of Program and Community Partnerships in May of 2021.  In this
role, Meagan is responsible for setting the strategy, design, and implementation of benefits and
services for LNA’s members. She also serves as a consistent public presence for LNA in the
community, helping to develop new partnerships, donors, and members. Meagan also serves as
the Director of Community Partnerships for Community SPOKE (LNA’s partner organization).
Meagan’s background in social work combined with her experience in collaborating with other
nonprofits in the community during the 8 years working for Community Action House, prepared
her well to understand the challenges and the potential for impact that nonprofits have in our
community. “One of the things I’ve enjoyed most about my time working and living in this
community is the opportunity I’ve had to meet and build relationships with so many different
people/groups. While building key partnerships I’ve been able to learn about various industries,
worship with many different communities, and meet passionate people who want to work
alongside me and others to help make this community better for EVERYONE.” Meagan has a
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Grand Valley State University and is a graduate of West
Coast Leadership.  She volunteers and supports several local nonprofits as well as serves on the
board of her faith community.

Board Members:

  • Chair: Holly Cole, Grand Haven Area Community Foundation
  • Vice-Chair:  Patrick Johnson, Bethany
  • Treasurer:  Drew Peirce, Good Samaritan Ministries
  • Secretary:  Jodi Cole Meyer, Love INC of SE Ottawa County
  • David Lee, Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates
  • Jen Self-Aulgur, Harbor Humane Society
  • Liz DeLaLuz, Greater Ottawa County United Way
  • Renee Denslow, Bluebird Cancer Retreats
  • Reyna Masko, Ottawa County Friend of the Court
  • Ricki Levine, Holland Museum
  • Johnny Rodriguez, Latin Americans United for Progress (LAUP)
  • Mike Goorhouse, Community Foundation for the Holland Zeeland Area
  • Dave Nyitray, Outdoor Discovery Center (Past Chair)

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