Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi is director of the Office of Professional Formation and term assistant professor of leadership and formation at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. She oversees all contextual field education programs and curricula utilizing a variety of synchronous and asynchronous online pedagogies. As part of her broader service to the profession, she has served on the task force for the redevelopment of the ATS Standards and Procedures for the past two years, and she currently sits on the ATS Research and Data Advisory Committee. Lizardy-Hajbi is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and she has experience in a variety of higher education, church, and denominational settings and ministries. She earned a PhD from the University of Colorado.