Chelsea langston bombino, Program Director
Chelsea Langston Bombino serves as Director for Sacred Sector, an initiative of the Center for Public Justice. In this role, Chelsea empowers faith-based organizations and future faith-based leaders to fully embody their sacred missions in every area of their organizational lives, including their public policy engagement, organizational practices and public positioning. Chelsea also serves as Director for the Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance (IRFA), a division of the Center for Public Justice.
Before joining CPJ, Chelsea served as Director of Education for the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations where she was responsible for collaborating with staff, members and key community stakeholders to facilitate educational and capacity building opportunities across diverse nonprofits. Chelsea has also served as as Manager of Education and Development for the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) in Washington, D.C., and as the Legal Services Manager Common Ground in Michigan.
She currently serves as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine's DC campus teaching Nonprofit Management and is also the Early Childhood Ministry Coordinator for her church, Potomac Valley Assembly. Chelsea serves on the boards of Misako Ballet Company and First Amendment Voice. Chelsea holds a B.A and a J.D from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and is a member of the State of Michigan Bar Association. She is married to Josh and lives outside of Baltimore, Maryland.
virginia creasy, Program manager
Virginia Creasy serves as the Program Manager for Sacred Sector, an initiative of the Center for Public Justice. Virginia facilitates a learning community for faith-based organizations and emerging leaders within the faith-based nonprofit sector that seek to integrate their sacred missions in public policy engagement, organizational practices and public positioning. Her passion is to illuminate the philosophical underpinnings that cause faith-based nonprofits, and the people they serve, to flourish.
Before coming to CPJ, Virginia served as Development Operations Coordinator for the Family Research Council, where she organized the strategic efforts of her team and documented organizational knowledge. Prior to that, Virginia was a Marketing Assistant for Avant Real Estate Group in San Francisco, CA, which had nearly 40 million in annual property sales. Virginia also has long-time involvement with the special needs community, in both volunteer and official capacities. Virginia is married to Jon, and they live in Oceanside, CA with their cat Alley.