Mary H. Young joined the staff of The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in June 2017 as director, leadership education. She is responsible for planning and implementing leadership education programs for administrators in ATS member schools as well as the programs for Women in Leadership (WIL) and the Committee on Race and Ethnicity (CORE). Young comes to ATS after 23 years at Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, most recently as associate dean, assistant professor of Christian education, and director of the Master of Arts in Christian Education program. Ordained in The American Baptist Churches, Young has served as minister of education at several churches in the Richmond, Virginia area and was pastor at St. John’s United Holy Church. She is also a frequent speaker, workshop facilitator, and consultant in Christian education for churches and other organizations and completed a Wabash Center program on online teaching for theological faculty. Young earned her MDiv from Virginia Union and her EdD from Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education.