Monica Brinkley Davis
Monica Brinkley Davis has been a member of the Junior League of Richmond (JLR) for eighteen years. During her time with the League, she has served in numerous capacities. As a Community Council volunteer, she served on the Literacy Through Art Outreach and Families First Elementary committees. As an At-Large member of the Board of Directors, Monica chaired the Board’s Human Resources committee for two years, helping the League restructure its staff and hire its first Development Director. Monica also spent time as a facilitator in the League’s Training Institute for Leadership Impact and served as a member of the Donor Relations committee. A vast majority of Monica’s time in the League has been devoted to the Membership Council. She served as New Member Advisor, Assistant Chair and Chair as well as Membership Vice President-Elect and Membership Vice President.
Monica’s most notable role in the Junior League of Richmond was held during the 2014-2015 League year when she served as the League’s first Black President. Monica now holds Past President Active status in JLR, serving as a mentor and guide to current members and Presidents. Additionally, she continues to strengthen her League training serving on Boards and volunteering in the Central Virginia and Richmond community. Beginning in the 2021 – 2022 League year, JLR is excited to embrace a new service focus of “Women Helping Women,” partnering with current and new community partners fostering connections with the 17 to 34 year old demographic.