Allentown, Pa., October 1, 2020—Lehigh Valley Community Foundation recently named Monica Brooks, manager, Diversity & Inclusion for PPL Electric Utilities, to its Board of Governors. Brooks will serve on the Community Foundation’s Community Relations Committee.
Brooks is responsible for promoting and developing training, coaching, and/or mentorship programs to enhance PPL employee understanding on inclusion issues. With experience working across multiple industries and in a variety of demographics, Brooks has a proven career and expertise in organizational change, improving workplace culture, diversity, and leadership credibility. She is known for driving engagement and growing leadership to produce positive business results.
Brooks also possesses a strong passion toward community involvement and mentoring. She has been a consistent mentor to young females and single mothers since 1999. As a leader of Diversity & Inclusion, Brooks recently completed the certificate program, Diversity & Inclusion with Cornell University (eCornell). She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University, in Huntsville, Alabama.
The Board of Governors at Lehigh Valley Community Foundation provide administrative, programmatic, and fiscal oversight in support of the organization’s mission. Members of the Board serve as ambassadors, promoting the Community Foundation as a vehicle for philanthropy and a leader of community improvement.
About Lehigh Valley Community Foundation
For more than five decades, Lehigh Valley Community Foundation has helped donors with their charitable contributions with a simple, powerful, and highly personalized approach. LVCF is a philanthropic hub for the Lehigh Valley—who knows and navigates the landscape of the Lehigh Valley’s community needs to connect people who care to causes that matter.
With a diverse and respected Board of Governors, the Community Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Foundation is cause-neutral and supports all areas of community needs in the Lehigh Valley and beyond in compliance with the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. To learn more, visit: www.lehighvalleyfoundation.org.