Robert Kirby, Executive Director & Campus Pastor

Rob is an ordained United Methodist minister with over 18 years experience in campus ministry at the local and national levels as well as a keen interest in social justice, interfaith work, international ministries and service trips. Rob has previously served as a campus minister at Montana State University Billings and at the Wesley Foundation at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.  Rob enjoys woodworking, skiing, hiking, camping and mountain biking. He and his wife, Darcie, have three young-adult children.  Their twins, Kat and Nell, are currently off at college. Their eldest son, Chet, lives in Montana.

Rob can be reached via e-mail at

Laurie Lewis, Office Manager

Laurie joined WestM in 2018 with a background in International Education and leadership.  She has worked with students and faculty in non-profit organizations across the United States, including over 20 years at Oregon State University.  She is excited to be part of this inclusive and multi-denominational ministry and looks forward to help broaden its impact.  Laurie enjoys exploring new cultures, volunteering in the community, watching basketball (go Beavs!), gardening, and attending musical and theater events.  She and her husband, Bob, have two young-adult sons and feel fortunate to call Corvallis home.

Laurie can be reached via e-mail at