Dr. S. Todd Yeary serves as the senior pastor of the Douglas Memorial Community Church, a Covenant Congregation, and is an adjunct professor in the College of Public Affairs at the University of Baltimore. Additionally, Dr. Yeary serves as the chief executive officer of DMCC’s two community development corporations – Douglas Memorial Community Church Village and Camp Farthest Out. Dr. Yeary’s social justice work includes serving on the national board of National Action Network, immediate past Political Action Co-Chair for the Maryland State Conference NAACP, as co-founding principal of Community Churches for Community Development, Inc., and as a former steering committee member of OneBaltimore, Baltimore City’s collaborative public-private coordinating organization. Additionally, Dr. Yeary is a founding principal and policy director of SALT (Strategic Advocacy and Legislative Thinktank), a faith-based public policy collaborative that works on regional and national empowerment strategies impacting the African American community. Dr. Yeary often provides commentary, public testimony, and insight on a variety of public policy and leadership concerns, and he has presented in a variety of forums. Dr. Yeary holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from National-Louis University, a Master of Divinity Degree from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and the Graduate Certificate in African Studies and the Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) in the area of Religion in Society and Personality from Northwestern University. Dr.Yeary is a member of the 2012 class of the Board of Preachers of the Martin Luther King, Jr. College of Preachers and Laity of Morehouse College. Dr.Yeary is married to the Rev. Rhonda S. Boozer-Yeary. They are the proud parents of Robert Aaron, Simone Kathlene, Jordan Amani, and Joshua Asante.