Deaconess Phyllis Yee serves on the staff of Lutheran Friends of the Deaf, a part of Mill Neck Family of Organizations in Mill Neck, NY. Her first career was a NYS Teacher for Elementary Education – Grades 1–6. Deaconess Phyllis graduated in December 2017 from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind., where she received a M.A. degree in Deaconess Studies. She lives in Glen Cove, N.Y., with her husband Pastor Travis Yee and their two daughters, Hannah and Meredith.