Community Services for Children is honored to welcome three new members to the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors voted in June to add Julissa Burgos, Joseph Jackson and Carol Ann “Camie” Modjadidi to the board.
Burgos has more than 15 years of experience in treasury and finance with PPL Corp. and an in-depth understanding of financial markets and investment instruments. In her current role as manager of investments and pensions for PPL, she provides oversight for $6 billion in assets for retirement plans, including pensions, other post-retirement benefits and savings and investments for the PPL Foundation. She serves as chairperson of PPL’s Employee Benefit Plan Board.
Burgos holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance from the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration, and she is a Certified Treasury Professional. She is bilingual in English and Spanish.
Jackson is the vice president and co-owner of Bracy Construction, Inc., based in Allentown. He is responsible for various aspects of the business including business development, charitable giving and marketing; overseeing projects to ensure they meet budget, safety and scheduling requirements; staff recruitment and development; and managing the accounting department. Prior to joining Bracy Construction, Inc., Jackson was a project manager for Turner Construction Company in Philadelphia and Boston.
Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Villanova University, where he developed a prototype of a football helmet that can measure brain acceleration during collisions. His other interests include real estate investing, skiing, golf, travel and photography.
Modjadidi is a long-time educator with experience ranging from early childhood education through graduate school. She has been an adjunct faculty member in Moravian College’s Education Department since 1995 and currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. She previously worked in Bethlehem Area School District, as the acting assistant principal at Donegan Elementary School, an instructional support teacher, an educational consultant and a special education teacher. She is involved in a number of professional development and educational stewardship activities, serves on the St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary and chairs multiple committees at Central Moravian Church.
Modjadidi holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education from West Chester University and a master’s degree in elementary education from Lehigh University.