served honorably in the US Army and retired after twenty years of service at the rank of First Sargent/E-8. He also served as an Emergency Management Specialist at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, GA, retiring with thirty-three years of combined federal service. He received his secondary education in Edgefield County, South Carolina at the W. E. Parker High School. He also received an associate degree in General Studies from Central Texas College in Killeen, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from Jacksonville Theological Seminary Jacksonville, Florida and completed a Master of Arts degree in Leadership at Luther Rice Seminary and University of Lithonia, Georgia. Dr. Quiller also has an earned Doctorate degree in Transformational Leadership from Bakke University in Seattle, Washington.
Dr. Quiller is the founder of Restoration Worship Center where he serves as the senior pastor and he is also the founder and CEO of Quiller Ministries Inc., a public charitable non-profit organization serving the Christian community. Both Pastor and Minister Quiller have four sons: Alfonso, Nicholas, Joshua, and Justus.
served as a military officer in the United States Army for twelve years and has worked in the chemical and manufacturing industry for over twenty years as an environmental health and safety professional. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Alabama and a Master of Business Administration from Ashford University. She is also a Christian Life Coach and the founder of Reach Beyond the Break, LLC. She currently works as a Sr. Environmental Health and Safety Manager for BASF, Inc in Savannah, GA. Pastor Johnnie is the co-founder of Restoration Worship Center where she currently serves as Pastor of the 8 am “Hour of Power” and executive administrator. She is also the CFO of Quiller Ministries Inc., the parent organization of Restoration Worship Center. She is an active member of Nu Rho Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and is the current president for the Bryan County NAACP.
Pastor Boyd is a native of Sumter South Carolina and married to Co-Pastor Elisha Boyd, they have two beautiful children Nathaniel and Danika. Pastor Boyd serves as the Sr. Pastor of Emmanuel Christian Church (ECC) in Richmond Hill. Pastor Boyd also serves as the Director of Pastor’s for the State of South Carolina Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Pastor Boyd is one of the founding committee members of the First Richmond Hill Martin Luther King Jr. Parade, where he serves on the Parade Participation and Line Up Committee. He is also actively involved in the Richmond Hill community serving as a board member for the Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce and Serves as the Chaplain for the Richmond Hill Fire Department. Pastor Boyd works with local and surrounding area schools and is a member of the Ministerial Alliance, NAACP, Family Connections and Family Promise of Bryan County to provide community support and serves as a volunteer liaison when needed. Pastor Boyd is a veteran of the United States Army. He believes in making sure that a “Christian” voice and presence is always represented. Meeting individual and community needs remains a primary focus of Pastor Boyd.
is married to Sr. Pastor Daniel Boyd and serves by his side as Co-Pastor of Emmanuel Christian Church (ECC) in Richmond Hill. She also serves as Women of Wisdom Leader for the Women Ministry. Elisha Boyd is a founding member of the first Richmond Hill Martin Luther King Jr. Parade planning Committee serving as the Lead for the Parade Participation/Line up Committee member. She has served as a booster club member for the Richmond Hill High School Lady Wildcats and Lady Legacy AAU basketball team and a volunteer at The Pregnancy Care Center and is currently serving in community support groups such as the Family Promise, NAACP of Bryan County. She also is the founder of Kingdom Women a non-profit organization birth to unite local pastor wives and women for the common goal of advancing God’s Kingdom. Elder Boyd served 13 years in the United States Army and is a combat veteran served in South West Asia Desert Storm and Desert Farewell. Elisha received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Columbia College in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resources. In May of 2017 she earned her Master of Arts in Human Services, with a concentration in Military Resiliency Counseling from Liberty University. She is a certified Professional Life Coach and published author. She shares the same primary focus as her husband, making sure that a “Christian” voice and presence is always represented. Meeting individual and community needs.
serves as the Chair of Richmond Hill Observance Committee. She many years of experience working with non-profits. I work on this committee to embody our vision - Empowering, Educating, and Inspiring personal and societal transformation within the diverse community of Richmond Hill and surrounding communities to create one sound, one heartbeat by promoting equality for All people Candice is a wife, mother and grandmother. She has passion for helping people and actively encouraging others to step up and help make a difference. Candice has Bachelor’s in Accounting and Finance from American Intercontinental University, Master’s in Operations Management from American Intercontinental University and a Master’s in Leadership and Management from Liberty University.
is a retired corporate executive, who worked for Fortune 500 companies and Deloitte in various management positions of increasing responsibility. She retired from Time Warner Cable as the Director of Information Security. Since leaving the business world, she has spent time in various volunteer and political activities, including as the Vice President of The Dolphin Project, Scholarship and Special Events Chair of the Richmond Hill Garden Club, Vice Chair of the Bryan County Democratic Commission, Political Action Committee lead for the Bryan County NAACP, volunteer at the Savannah Music Festival, and Project Manager of the Richmond Hill Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade since its inception.
is a native of Charleston, SC and has lived in Richmond Hill for 4 years. He is married to Shirlonda Shepard and has two children. Clyde retired from Lexington/Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council where he served in various roles. He served in the United States Army and retired from the US Army Reserve. He is a former board member of the James R. Clark Sickle Cell Foundation, TN Development Corporation City of Columbia and has served on various committees involving community projects in the Columbia area. He’s a member of the Bryan County NAACP. He is also a 33° Mason.
is a native of Georgia. Shirlonda is Licensed Professional Counselor and Master Addiction Counselor. She has been a resident of Richmond Hill for 4 years. She is a dedicated wife of Clyde Shepard, and mother (Dillon). In addition to being a part of the RH MLK Observance Board, she is actively involved with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc, where she currently holds the position of Vice President for her local chapter (Alpha Iota Sigma Alumnae Chapter). She has served on various committees and ministries through her employment, church, and other community projects.
has lived in Richmond Hill, Georgia since 1974 when his parents, Bob, and Suzanne Ward, brought him home from the hospital. He graduated from Richmond Hill High School before attending Georgia Southern University. Robbie and his wife, Lisa, have three children, Hailie, Emilie, and Zane.
Robbie began his automotive collision repair business in Richmond Hill in 2000. Ward’s Auto Painting & Bodyworks grew to include 200 employees in eight stores in southeast Georgia and north Florida. He sold the company in 2016.
Robbie supports several local non-profits including Richmond Hill United Methodist Church, the Richmond Hill Rotary Club, the Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, the YMCA, the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival, the Bryan County Dog Park, the Buddy Walk, The 200 Club, The Shriners Hospital for Children, and various organizations supporting the US Armed Forces at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, just to name a few. Today, Robbie serves the City of Richmond Hill as Councilman Post 2, as a director on the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce, and the Richmond Hill Downtown Development Authority.
is a retired Educator from Savannah Chatham County Public School System where she worked as a teacher, Assistant Principal and Early Childhood Program Manager. She and her family have resided in Richmond Hill since 2002. She is a dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother. In addition to being a part of the RH MLK Observance Board, she is actively involved in serving through Jonesville Baptist Church (Savannah), Hinesville Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and Bryan County NAACP. Her passion is to serve others and up lifting the community
serves as the current treasure for the Richmond Hill MLK Observance Committee. Her role as treasure is to conduct the organization’s financial affairs. Stacy’s integrity, methodical way of thinking and eye for detail make her a good candidate for this position. Her profession, educator, has positioned her for service and she is most proud to have achieved an Educational Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership. Stacy has twenty-four years in education. She has been a citizen of Richmond Hill for more than fourteen years, and she is committed to carrying out the vision as established by the MLK Observance Committee which is comprised in part as empowering, educating, and inspiring others to promote equality for all people. Stacy believes as quoted by Dr. King, “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.”