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Christina Kallevig

Christy Kallevig


Alumni programs


Phone: 320-235-0726, Ext. 2018
Cell: 320-429-0934
Fax: 320-235-1175

Extension Regional Office, Willmar
Mid-Central Research and Outreach Center
1802 18th Street NE
Willmar, MN 56201



  • BSW (Bachelors of Social Work), B.S. Psychology, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD

  • MSW (Masters of Social Work), emphasis on organizational development and community practice, Augsburg University, Minneapolis, MN

Work experience

Christy Kallevig joined Extension's Center for Community Vitality in 2016. Prior to this role, Christy was a regional program director for Camp Fire USA serving youth in southern Minnesota.  She also worked as a vocational counselor for individuals with disabilities for four years, and as a social worker for Swift County Human Services for nine years.

Christy's primary focus of work is alumni of Extension leadership and civic engagement programs, MARL (Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership), Vital Connections on Air (podcast series), and teaching and supporting leaders to grow emotional intelligence.

Affiliations, honors and community service

  • NACDEP Educational Technology Award: Individual for Vital Connections on Air (2018), National Award

  • NACDEP Educational Technology Award: Individual for Vital Connections on Air (2018), North Central Region First Place Award

  • Board of Directors, Safe Avenues, Willmar, MN

  • Certified trainer: Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i 2.0), Global Competencies Inventory (GCI), and Intercultural Effectiveness Scale (IES)

  • Member: International Leadership Association, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, Epsilon Sigma Pi

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