Board Member

Rev. Tony Lee is the founder and Senior Pastor of the Community of Hope A.M.E. Church in Hillcrest Heights, MD. Community of Hope is recognized throughout the region for its innovative ministry, social engagement and community outreach. Community Of Hope has gained national recognition for its work around HIV/AIDS, violence prevention, community/police partnerships and educational advocacy. The church’s work is also highlighted in the documentary “The Gospel Of Healing” and Rev Lee is a contributor in the books “Being A Black Man: At The Corner Of Progress And Peril” and “Reach: 40 Black Men Speak On Living, Loving & Succeeding”. Rev. Tony is also the Director of the Hope In Action antigun violence project for Prince Georges’ County residents.

Rev Lee serves as the Board Chair for the non profit Community Builders, convener for the National Coalition Of Black Civic Participation’s Black Male Initiative, member of the Board Of Visitors for the Howard University School Of Divinity and is also an HIV Ambassador for the NAACP. He is also an on air radio personality and can be heard in the DC area on CBS Radio’s WPGC 95.5 FM.

Rev Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland at College Park. and a Masters Of Divinity degree from the Union Theological Seminary in New York City.

He is the proud son of parents, Mr. Orlando W.E. Lee and Rev. Nancy T. Lee, PhD.

Board Member
University of Maryland, College Park
BS, Agricultural and Resource Economics

Howard University School of Divinity

Union Theological Seminary
Master of Divinity

2016 – present
Gordon Conwell Seminary
(Pursuing Doctor of Ministry)
Work History
2006 – present
Community Of Hope AME Church
Founder & Pastor

Ebenezer AME Church
Senior Minister to Young Adults

Ebenezer AME Church
Senior Minister to Youth

First Baptist Church Of Englewood
Assistant to the Pastor

First Baptist Church Of Englewood
Youth Minister
Member, Board Of Visitors
Howard University School Of Divinity

Member, Board Of Directors
National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

Member, Board Of Directors
Black Church Action Fund

Founding Member
Black Church PAC

Member, Advisory Board
Don’t Mute DC