At Sibley, Rev. McNeill-Lee’s responsibilities include integrating spirituality into medicine for the holistic care of the patient. She also is responsible for managing and supervising the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program, an accredited program under the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). In the CPE program, she trains and supervises students in the development of skills for pastoral–spiritual care. Originally from Durham, North Carolina, Rev. McNeill-Lee is a graduate of Hampton University, Hampton, VA. She received her MS degree with a focus in public relations from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Following a career in project management and public relations, Rev. McNeill-Lee began her seminary education, graduating cum-laude with a Masters of Divinity degree from Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC. in 1998.
Previously, Rev. McNeill-Lee has served as Chaplain at the Hospital for Sick Children and the National Rehabilitation Hospital, both in Washington, DC. and as Staff Chaplain, ACPE Supervisor and Coordinator of Clinical Pastoral Education at Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. She was ordained an Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in the Philadelphia-Baltimore Conference. Chaplain McNeill-Lee is a board certified chaplain with the national Association of Professional Chaplains.
Rev. McNeill-Lee has also served as an Associate Minister-Assistant to the Pastors at Metropolitan Wesley and Beth Shalom AME Zion Churches in Washington, DC. She is married to Reverend Jerome Lee; together, they recently founded a non-profit ministry in Washington DC. called Restoration Temple Ministries. Some of her favorite inspirations are "Great is God’s Faithfulness" and "Life Is Too Short to Wear Tight Shoes."