Killian is the president and founder of the Secular Student Alliance at Morehead State University which they started in response to Kim Davis, the local county clerk, who denied marriage licenses to gay couples on the basis of religion.

They are also a committee member for Morehead Pride, and a student member of the board of directors for the Secular Student Alliance. They interned at Center for Inquiry, and serve as coordinator of cultural programming at Morehead State University.