Dr. McNeil is a professor, author, speaker, consultant, and president of Salter McNeil and Associates. She graduated from Fuller with a MDiv in 1984.
Dr. McNeil teaches at Seattle Pacific University and directs the Reconciliation Studies minor for the undergraduate program. In this capacity, she recruits and mentors students; partners with the John Perkins Center for Reconciliation, Leadership, and Community Development to identify community-based partners, and oversees internship opportunities to give students practical reconciliation experience in the Seattle area. In addition, she teaches Master of Divinity students in the seminary program to equip them to be more effective in a diverse, multiethnic society.
In 2008, Dr. McNeil was awarded a Doctorate of Humane Letters from North Park University, where she was a scholar in residence for several years. She has also lectured extensively at numerous Christian colleges and universities across the United States and Africa. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Wycliffe Bible Translators, USA, and is an ordained clergy person in the Evangelical Covenant Church.