Our Team

Rev. Robert L. Schenck, D.Min.
President and Founder

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The Rev. Hope A.J. Christensen
Executive Director

Hope Christensen has served in leadership and other roles in non-profit organizations for over 15 years and is a TDBI Founding Fellow. With a deep and abiding passion for advocacy for and with marginalized people and communities, she made her way to the DC metro area by way of Washington State, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina. She holds a Master of Divinity from Bexley Seabury Seminary, a B.A. from the University of North Carolina Greensboro, and is a priest in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington.