Norlyn Van Beek

Executive Director

Norlyn began at Inspiration Hills April 1 of 2015 after serving Ireton Christian Reformed Church for the past nine and half years. He and his wife Cherie love the new adventure God has called them to.  Norlyn graduated from Dordt College in 2001 and Sioux Falls Seminary in 2004.

They have nine children (including 4 in-laws), tengrandchildren .Cherie works full-time at HyVee on East tenth Street in Sioux Falls after spending the last sixteen years at HyVee in Sioux Center. They are living in Sioux Falls. Cherie loves to read and spend time with the grandkids. Norlyn loves to fish and together they love to camp and enjoy being outdoors.


Terry Dozark

Building & Grounds Manager

Terry grew up in Canton, SD and he came to Inspiration Hills after 21 years of cutting meat at Sunshine Markets and owning his own business for 7 years. Terry met his wife Laura in high school. They have lived on the grounds of Inspiration Hills for more than 15 years. They have 4 children and nine grandchildren. Everyone that knows Terry knows he loves NASCAR, any type of racing and enjoying his 'hotrod'.


Laura Dozark

House Keeping Coordinator

Laura grew up a Pastor's kid as her father was the minister in Canton for several years and that was where she met Terry. Laura ran a Day Care in her home while her own children were young, worked at a local Lumber Yard, and Hiawatha Heights Assisted Living Unit in Canton, SD. Laura loves to read and do various crafts in her leisure times but relishes the time spent with her grandchildren.


Eydie Owens

Kitchen Manager

Eydie is no stranger to Inspiration Hills as she and husband Don attended Cursillo here and all 6 of their children attended summer camps through the years. Two of their daughters, Niki and Whitney, were also summer camp counselors.

Eydie has many years of experience in food management in the Sioux Center area where she and her family lives. She really enjoys cooking ethnic foods and making dishes from 'scratch'.


Kristi Palsma

Program Director
Kristi joined the IHills Staff in September of 2013. Kristi went to school at Dordt College and grew up on a Dairy Farm near Orange City, IA. Kristi comes from a big family and enjoys the time she gets to be with them. Some of Kristi hobbies include running with her dog Cooper, being outside, traveling, and eating butternut squash. 



Paige grew up on a farm outside Hills, MN and graduated from the University of Sioux Falls in 2015. She recently moved back to the area after spending almost 2 years in California studying Biblical Counseling at the Master's University. She worked on staff the summer of 2018 as a camp coordinator and is excited to begin this new journey as the assistant program director!




James joined us in March of 2017. He grew up on a small ranch where he worked construction, in the oil fields, and welding all before he joined the ministry. He served in a small church in Marion South Dakota for 16 years. In late 2015 he resigned from the church and moved to Canton SD. He has been married to his wife Becky, for over 30 years! He has two children and 5 grandchildren!



Dave joined us in September of 2017! For the past four years he has served in God’s kingdom as the Executive Director of STEMM (Siouxland Tanzania Educational Medical Ministry) headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa. The prior 25 years he served in the pastoral ministry in Jenison, MI, Inwood, IA, and Orange City, IA. His family includes his wife Lori, daughter Tina who went to be with the Lord in 2012, son Ross who is married to Liz and lives near Humboldt, SD, and daughter Sara who lives in Sioux Falls.


Jenny Scott

Office Manager

Jenny grew up in Canton, SD.  She joined Inspiration Hills in the office and processes Summer Camp Registrations.  She is no stranger to the summer camp life, growing up she attended summer camp in South Dakota/Minnesota each year.  She understands the campers who struggle the first year leaving home for a full week, as her father placed her on the bus for camp while she was kicking and screaming.  When she returned it was hard for him to get her to leave her lifelong friends she had made that first summer away.  

Jenny is married and enjoys kayaking in the summer!