Val has worked with college students in campus ministry since 1979. She has ministered at Northern Arizona University, St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, the Harvard Graduate Schools, Worcester State University, Quinsigamond Community College and Nichols College in Massachusetts.
Before coming to Campus One80, she served with Campus Ambassadors as a national resource leader, a Regional Campus Specialist, Director of Campus Ministries and on the Executive Leadership Team of Missions Door. Val now serves as the President of Campus One80 Ministries, Inc.
Val grew up in an atheistic home. At age 12, while visiting her Christian grandparents, she accepted Christ. Later, while attending Northern Arizona University, Val served in her campus ministry’s student leadership. She is married to Steve Nordbye, and has two children, Erik and Kari and a wonderful daughter-in-law Diane.
Val holds a: M.A. in Biblical Studies from Denver Seminary and a D. Min in Servant Leadership for Team and Organizational Effectiveness from Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, MN.