Nate has worked at St. Olaf since 2007 and has enjoyed working with students, developing and managing programs, and facilitating connections with employers and community partners. In a previous role as the Associate Director, Civic Engagement he facilitated a number of civic engagement and internship opportunities that enabled students to extend learning beyond the classroom, contribute to communities, and grow as active citizens and leaders. Nate also provided leadership for the Academic Civic Engagement program at St. Olaf by facilitating faculty development, managing community partnerships, and coordinating grant projects.
Prior to coming to St. Olaf Nate worked at Regis University in Denver, CO, where he facilitated service-learning and leadership development programs. He has participated in travel learning experiences in Bolivia, Brazil, El Salvador, Israel/Palestine, and Peru. Nate also served in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, where he worked in homeless services in St. Louis, MO.
Nate is a 2001 graduate of Iowa State University, where he majored in Psychology. He obtained a Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University in Denver, CO.
Nate enjoys spending time with his family and two young children, camping, biking (especially on gravel, dirt and snow), running and reading. He is also active in the Northfield community, especially with the Northfield Area Family YMCA.