Board of Directors
Lelah Huntley is a native of Milwaukee and has served in the community for many years. Lelah Huntley comes from a strong family who instilled many values in her. Her education background is in community education and political science. Lelah Huntley has worked several years in non-profit starting back in 2002 when she worked for the Running Rebels Community Organization where she was a Crisis Stabilizer/ mentor, and Intake supervisor. She also took on the challenge to mentor youth who were incarcerated in the Racine County Correctional Facility and Wales Wisconsin Juvenile Detention Center where she provided services getting them transitioned back into the community.
Lelah enjoyed her work with the young ladies she mentored and she still very active their lives as they are adults. Later in 2007 she worked at the Human Development Center where she wore many hats, she was hired as a Crisis Stabilizer and in a few short months she became supervisor, then promoted to Human Resource Director, which eventually led to being a program Manager for the prenatal/childcare coordination program which she helped launched in the organization. Lelah enjoyed helping mother’s form the ages 13-40 find job, housing, education, budget planning and so much more. Lelah also has worked and volunteered and numerous nonprofits and assisted with helping to start up many nonprofits in the city of Milwaukee.
Through her dedication for serving in Milwaukee Lelah was elected as a commissioner for District 1 at the social development commission’s office where she served for four years on the board and was also on the public policy and program planning committee and board chair for Human Resources committee. As commissioner for district 1 Lelah was able to serve her district with providing resources for education services such as GED/HSED, emergency services such as food pantry listings and rent assistance, financial services such as financial literacy, Vita free tax preparation, nutrition services such as summer and youth food programs, residential services such as lead outreach, neighborhood improvement project, & weatherization. Lelah also provided information regarding the mental health resources provided, senior living, and youth services. Lelah dedicated her four years on the board in making a difference in her district and building solid relationships with the residents that she serviced. Lelah also made sure she gave back to the youth every year by providing book bags, hygiene products, socks, and many more essentials that she could provide
PO Box 18478
Milwaukee WI 53218