Liv joined Northwest in April of 2014. She is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and a former Lilly residency at Central Christian Church in Lexington, Kentucky, where she also served as the congregation’s minister of outreach from 2011 to 2013. Liv received her B.A. from Grinnell College (2008) and M.Div. from the University of Chicago Divinity School (2011) where she was a Disciples Divinity House scholar. After completing her studies, she was ordained in her home congregation, First Christian Church of Eugene, Oregon, in July of 2011. Liv has also trained as a chaplain at Chicago’s Rush Hospital and explored ecumenism as an intern at the World Council of Churches in New York City. She joined NWUP in April 2014 and lives in Richland with her husband and their two daughters.