The Rt. Rev. Phoebe Roaf, a lifelong Episcopalian, grew up in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Following her work as a public policy analyst and an attorney, she was ordained as a priest in the Diocese of Louisiana. She served as Associate Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in New Orleans and Rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia, prior to her ordination and consecration as the 4th Bishop of West Tennessee on May 4, 2019. Bishop Phoebe graduated from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2008 and currently serves as Vice-Chair of VTS’s Board of Trustees. She enjoys reading, taking long walks, listening to live music, and spending time with family and friends.