National Coordinator – The Netherlands
Gerrit serves as national coordinator for The Veritas Forum in the Netherlands, where he coaches existing planning teams and helps develop new teams. As staff worker for the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES), he is also working with students in Amsterdam. In addition to holding an M.Sc. from Delft University of Technology in Electrical Engineering, Gerrit has also received an M.A. in Christian Studies of Science and Society from VU University Amsterdam.
South Regional Director
Andrea serves as the Regional Director for the South, casting vision and building and supporting teams on university campuses across the region. Andrea received a bachelor's degree from Gordon College in Anthropology and Biblical Studies and a Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School. She has studied in Jerusalem, and worked with students in various capacities at Duke and through Blacknall Presbyterian Church. She lives in Durham, NC with her husband, three children and furry dog.
New York-New Jersey Regional Director
Ashley is the Regional Director for campuses in New York and New Jersey, where he coaches existing planning teams and helps develop new forums in the region. Ashley helped start the Veritas Forum at Columbia University, where he also works as a campus staff member with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. Additionally, Ashley helps support sustainable development efforts in Gulu, Uganda with World Vision. Ashley earned his B.A. in Economics at Columbia University. He currently lives with his wife Carly in New York City.
Dan serves as Asia Director for The Veritas Forum and is spearheading new developments in universities across the region. Dan's relationship with Veritas dates back to his freshman year at Harvard when he attended the very first Forum. Most recently, he served as executive director of Veritas for eight years before assuming this role overseeing initiatives in Asia. Dan has also worked in the development offices of Harvard and MIT and is an active staff member of Antioch Baptist Church in Cambridge. In addition to earning an A.B. from Harvard College in social anthropology, Dan has also received master's degrees from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Yale Divinity School. He is currently working towards a Ph.D. in theology at the University of Cambridge and splits his time between Cambridge, UK and Cambridge, MA with his wife and daughter.
National Coordinator — France
Jérémie Corbeau serves as National Coordinator for Veritas in France. He maintains the development of The Veritas Forum and also supports Veritas Dialogues, smaller Veritas events organized by French GBU groups. Jérémie earned his B.A in European Economy & Management from the University of Abertay Dundee in Scotland, as well as a degree in Economics from the University of Orléans in France in 2005 and a Masters degree in Managing Dynamic Organizations from Växjö University in Sweden in 2006.
David Hobbet serves as the Executive Director of The Veritas Forum, leading the organization into its next season of growth and effectiveness. Previously, David built a successful career at McKinsey and Company, where he served social and public sector organizations on strategy and organizational effectiveness. David’s career also includes helping launch Africa operations for Millennium Promise, an economic development NGO. David received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Duke University. He and his wife Kimberly live in Seattle, WA.
National Coordinator - Finland
Markus serves as the National Coordinator for The Veritas Forum in Finnish speaking Finland. At Helsinki University, he is finishing his theology studies (in the philosophy of religion). Previously, Markus worked for IFES-Finland. He lives in Helsinki with his wife Marjukka and two kids.
Kelly Monroe Kullberg
Founder and Director of Project Development
Kelly is the founder and director of project development of The Veritas Forum which she first organized at Harvard in 1992. She edited and co-authored the best-selling Finding God at Harvard: Spiritual Journeys of Christian Thinkers (1996) and taught senior electives at Harvard College in film and C.S. Lewis while serving as a chaplain to the Harvard Graduate School Christian Fellowship from 1988-1997. Kelly holds a B.A. in Organizational Behavior from Ohio University; an M.A. from the Ohio State University in Communication Theory. She was a visiting student at the Harvard Divinity School and at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Kelly lives with her husband David and children in Columbus, Ohio.
Northeast Regional Director and Director of Content Development
Jordan serves as the Northeast Regional Director and Director of Content Development, assisting planning teams throughout New England and refining our strategy for engaging life's hardest questions. Jordan earned her B.A. from Harvard in Philosophy and was an active member of Harvard College Faith & Action. She has served as the editor-in-chief of The Ichthus, a journal of Christian thought and expression at Harvard and as a director at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter. She is also a contributing writer for the magazine Fare Forward, a Christian review of ideas. Jordan lives in Cambridge, MA.
Vice President for Forums – North America
Rebecca is the Vice President for Forums – North America, overseeing the strategic growth and development of campus Forums across North America. Rebecca was born and educated in the U.K., studying English Literature at Cambridge University, at both the undergraduate and doctoral levels. As a student, she helped lead the university-wide Mission week and served as President of the Trinity College graduate union. Between completing her PhD and starting at Veritas, she gained a first class degree in theology from Oak Hill Theological College in London. Rebecca is married to Bryan, a native of Oklahoma, whom she met in Cambridge, UK. They now live in Cambridge, MA with their daughters, Miranda and Eliza.
Rik serves as the European Director for The Veritas Forum. Rik was born in the Netherlands and received bachelor and master degrees in theology and philosophy. He studied at the Theological University of Apeldoorn, the VU University Amsterdam, the University of Notre Dame (IN, USA), and the University of Oxford (UK). In 2012, he completed a PhD thesis at Utrecht University (the Netherlands) on the ethics of belief. As an IFES-staff worker, he served for two years as the National Coordinator of The Veritas Forum in the Netherlands before he became the Regional Director of Europe. Rik now works as a post-doctoral researcher in philosophy at the VU university Amsterdam (the Netherlands). Rik is married to Marleen, who studies medicine and theology. They live in Amsterdam and are active in the ministry of the Christian Reformed Church of Amsterdam.
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Starr serves as the Director of Strategic Partnerships for The Veritas Forum. Prior to joining Veritas, Starr served as the Director of Development at Boston Trinity Academy, an urban independent school, where she had also been on the faculty since its founding in 2002. She earned her B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from Swarthmore College. Starr lives with her husband Josh and their son Findlay in Boston.
Lower Mid-Atlantic Regional Director
Anna is the Lower Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, a role in which she relishes the opportunity to help campuses engage life’s deepest and most impactful questions. Anna earned her BA (Honors) in Biblical and Theological Studies from Lee University in Cleveland, TN and her MSc in Theological Ethics from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, where she studied the relationship between neuroethics and Christian ethics. In addition to her Veritas work, Anna also works for The Trinity Forum in a role that focuses on content curation and communication. She lives in Washington, D.C. and rounds out her time by serving students at Georgetown University through InterVarsity.
Senior Office Manager
Becca serves as the Senior Office Manager for The Veritas Forum, helping with a variety of administrative responsibilities in the headquarter office. She earned her B.A. in English Education from the University of South Florida. When not in the Veritas office, Becca serves as campus staff for The Navigators at Boston University. After recently traveling throughout Eastern Europe to explore ministry philosophies in that region, she is currently spearheading the development of a partnership between collegiate groups in New England and a number of European ministry organizations. She lives in Brighton, MA.
National Coordinator – United Kingdom
Deborah serves as National Coordinator for Veritas in the UK assisting current planning teams and envisioning and initiating dialogue with new potential teams. Deborah was born in India where she earned her first degrees. She studied for a B.A. in English Literature and an M.A. in Comparative English Literature in Mumbai. She then studied at Oxford where she received a D.Phil. in English. As a graduate student at Oxford, Deborah helped lead church graduate groups, and served on the Graduate Christian Union committee and at the Oxford Pastorate. She continues to live in Oxford.
Vice President of Development
Michele serves at the Vice President of Development at Veritas overseeing all aspects of Veritas’s fundraising efforts. She is passionate about the mission of The Veritas Forum and is grateful to be called to engage with our many friends and financial partners, lifting up real Truth. Michele graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in English and Political Science and prior to her calling to Veritas, served for nearly two decades as a Vice President of Development at Opportunity International. Michele is married to Tom, a corporate lawyer in Palo Alto, CA; they have three children, two of whom are college students at Veritas-engaged universities.
Co-Coordinator - Finland
Linus serves as Co-Coordinator for The Veritas Forum in Finland, Swedish speaking students in Finland. He also serves as an IFES student staff worker in Turku for Swedish speaking students. He currently studies theology at Åbo Akademi University in Turku, where he lives with his wife Rebecka. Both are active in the Lutheran Church in Finland and the Turku United Methodist Church.
National Coordinator - Albania
Ilir serves as the national coordinator for The Veritas Forum in Albania. He works with a team which is based on a close cooperation between the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES) and Campus Crusade for Christ (CCC). Ilir has been on staff with CCC for more than 16 years now and is presently also leading the FamilyLife ministry in Albania. He studied Law at Tirana University and has received an MA in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. Ilir is married to Lida and they have 4 beautiful children, two girls and two boys.
Midwest, Mountain & Canada Regional Director and Director of Operations
Dana is the Midwest, Mountain & Canada Regional Director and Director of Operations for The Veritas Forum, where she guides and equips local teams to host Veritas Forum events throughout the region and oversees the day-to-day operations of all annual U.S. Forums. Prior to joining Veritas, Dana worked as an area director with Young Life, ministering to unchurched adolescents. She has also been educated abroad in London, Edinburgh, Dublin, and Galway, as well as on location at biblical sites in Israel and Turkey. Dana earned her B.A. in Psychology with high honors at Michigan State University. She currently lives with her husband Dave in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Christie serves as the Development Coordinator out of the Cambridge office where she manages the details of all development related projects and events. Christie graduated from Wheaton College with her B.S. in Biology and B.A. in Business/Economics. She lives in Boston, MA and loves being involved at Park Street Church.
Director of Publishing and Communications
Bethany serves as Director of Publishing and Communications for The Veritas Forum, where she coordinates the development and production of a variety of communications materials. Prior to this role, Bethany served as the Forums Coordinator at Veritas. Bethany earned her B.A. in American Studies from Williams College in 2003, and her master's degree in Church History from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2009. She currently lives in New Jersey with her husband and two children.
Director of Web and Media Development
Norman was part of the founding team for Veritas at Columbia University and served the marketing initiative for the forum in 2005. He designed ads, flyers, and programs that reached out to the Columbia University campus. Since then, he has taken on the role of Director of Web and Media Development, developing the forum's media and web services. Norman received his B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University in 2006 and currently works at a web marketing company in New York City.
West Coast Regional Director
Laura is the West Coast Regional Director, casting vision and building and supporting planning teams on university campuses within the region. Laura received her B.A. in History and Religious Studies from New York University in 2007. Afterward, she served college students at Boston University as campus staff for The Navigators. She is currently a seminary student at Azusa Pacific University, earning her M.A. in Theological Studies. She lives in Azusa, CA with her husband and son, and is active in the middle school ministry at her local church.