Tom Lin

Member, Board of Directors


Tom Lin is the president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA. He served with InterVarsity/USA from 1994 to 2001, planting new student chapters at Harvard University and Boston University, developing new national fundraising strategies, and designing national training for InterVarsity staff.

From 2002 to 2006, Tom helped establish an evangelical student movement in Mongolia and served as the country director for the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students in Mongolia. Tom and his family moved back to the US in 2006, when he became InterVarsity’s central region regional director, overseeing undergraduate campus ministry in Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska.

From 2011 to 2016, Tom served as vice president of missions and director of the Urbana Student Missions Conference.

Tom currently serves on the Lausanne Board of Directors and previously served as the Lausanne regional director for North America.

Tom is the author of Pursuing God’s Call (2012) and Losing Face, Finding Grace (1996). He has a BA in economics from Harvard University and holds an MA in global leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary.

Tom, his wife Nancy, and their two daughters currently live in Madison, Wisconsin.