Steering Committee

Kaleb Nyquist


Kaleb is a graduate student at The University of Chicago, pursuing a joint MDiv/MPP degree at the Divinity School and the Harris School of Public Policy. He also is the Director of Student Ministries for Ravenswood Evangelical Covenant Church (Chicago, IL).

Kaleb is an alum of North Park University (IL) where he received a BA in Global Studies and Conflict Transformation, and also competed as a Cross Country/Track & Field athlete. His previous work experience includes the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, Covenant World Relief, and Cascades Camp and Conference Center. He also has been a member of the "Long Road to Justice" team for his denomination's triennial youth conference.

From 2013-15, Kaleb served as the Communications Coordinator for Y.E.C.A. Since 2015, Kaleb has been invited to lead conversations about climate change with a range of religious audiences, from evangelical student groups to ecumenical retreats and even some interfaith gatherings. He is passionate about helping young people embody the beauty and simplicity of Christ's gospel in our broken and complicated world, and he believes climate change presents an excellent opportunity to do just that.