Ashley hails from High Point, North Carolina. A graduate of Appalachian State University in 2001, she has since gained a Masters of Divinity and a Doctorate of Ministry in Leadership and Global Perspective at George Fox Evangelical Seminary. She brings the word ecumenical to a new level – Ordained as a Quaker pastor, she has served on Presbyterian and now Methodist church staffs. Ashley has worked long hours with Solar Under The Sun and Living Waters for the World. Until last spring, she served as the Haiti Network Coordinator for LWW and the Administrative Director for SUTS. She is now serving as the Director of Global Mission at First United Methodist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana.