Berks County Community Foundation announced Tuesday that it has promoted Monica Reyes to Vice President for Programs and Initiatives. Reyes previously served as the Community Foundation’s Health and Human Services Program Officer.
As Vice President, Reyes will manage the Community Foundation’s team of program officers and oversee grant distributions from more than 370 charitable funds.
“Since Monica joined us in 2017 as our first specialized program officer, she’s demonstrated a keen understanding of the Berks County community and its needs,” said Kevin K. Murphy, Community Foundation president.
“Through her health and human services portfolio, she’s emerged as a trusted leader on key local initiatives, including the Berks County Government COVID-19 Health Advisory Panel. As the Community Foundation continues to grow, this promotion reflects her role as a key member of our management team.”
Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Reyes worked for State Senator Judy Schwank’s office, where she specialized in health and human service issues, coordinating with local, state, and federal agencies. In this role, she participated in community boards and social change initiatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th senatorial district. She also maintained a supervisory position with a national research company.
Reyes earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a minor in French from Kutztown University, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from West Chester University.