Vashti M. McKenzie
Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie is the first female bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Her most recent pulpit was at Payne Memorial AME Church in Baltimore. She is also the national chaplain for the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She is the author of Not Without a Struggle and Strength for the Struggle: Leadership Development for Women. She is married to former NBA forward Stan McKenzie; they have three children.