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 is Program Manager for Sacred Sector, an initiative of The Center for Public Justice. In her role, Virginia helps leaders in the faith-based sector serve their staff and communities with greater excellence and foresight. Many leaders struggle to find the time and support they need to grow and flourish. Virginia empowers leaders to transform their communities by affirming their organizational strengths and weaknesses, providing comprehensive tools and resources, and building a support network with other leaders.
Virginia has worked with faith-based organizations in a variety of service areas, including special education, technology, healthcare, international discipleship, humanitarian aid, community services, education, business, and congregation-based ministry. Virginia is married to Jonathan, and they live in Oceanside, California where they enjoy gardening, deep conversations, and long hikes.