She retired in November 2004 from the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government with 30 years of service as Principal Administrative Specialist for the various housing and other related programs in the Division of Community Development.
She has worked as a Private Consultant specializing in the relocation of displaced homeowners, tenants, and businesses requiring the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developments Uniform Relocation Act.
She is a charter member of the Black Church Coalition of the Blue Grass State and serves on the Board of Directors. She had served as the vice chairperson, the first female to hold a major position in this organization. This Organization has raised over 2 million dollars to help with people's rent, mortgages, and utility payments.
At St. Matthew, she is a Stewardess, Chairperson Pro-Tem on the Board of Trustees, member of the Richard Allen Gospel Ensemble, secretary/treasurer of the Lay Organization, and chair of the Christian Education department.
In the Kentucky Conference prior to the re-merging of the Western and Kentucky Conferences, she served 8 years as the Conference Lay President. She also served as a member of the Conference Christian Education Board. Currently, she serves as a Conference Trustee, Chaplain of the Lay Organization, and member of the Conference Choir. She has been a General Conference delegate from 1988 to 2014 and a delegate to the Lay Biennial Sessions since 1983.
On March 12, 2005, she was elected president of the 13th District Lay Organization and served for eight years. She was given the distinct honor of being named President Emeritus of the 13th District Lay Organization, which she says is the highest honor she has ever received. She served as chair of the Digital Souvenir Journal Committee for the 2012 General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She is a past member of the General Conference Commission and the Legislative Committee for the Connectional Lay Organization.
She has one daughter, Alesia, who resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Her Testimony: is, “I am not as good as I want to be, but I am so much better than I was. My daily walk always begins with Philippians 4:13 – I can do everything through Him who gives me strength (NIV).”
Priscilla A. Sullivan
13th Episcopal District Lay Organization Historiographer