Alaina Kleinbeck

Alaina Kleinbeck is the Director of the Duke Youth Academy. She has served ministries and organizations in suburban St. Louis, urban Houston, and Norway. In addition to her youth ministry work, she works as an administrator and teacher in a partnership with Methodist churches in Central America offering theological education to pastors and other Church leaders. She is passionate about including young people in all aspects of life in the Church, developing faithful Christian practices within communities, and listening to and amplifying the voices of those who are silenced in society.