Carla, a native of the Netherlands, became a Christian while working as a midwife in 1988. She graduated from MBCS in 1992 and then served for five years on the mission field in Bratislava, Slovakia. She then returned to the Netherlands and worked as a midwife serving in refugee camps. In 2008, she, her husband and children came to Baltimore and resumed studies at MBCS. At this moment, she is a full-time Master of Divinity student and serves the body as one of the registrars for the Greater Grace Youth Ministry and as assistant director of the GG Food Pantry.