Leah is a member of the AmeriCorps program and serves the affiliate as the volunteer services coordinator. She also chairs the affiliate’s volunteer engagement committee. She served in the Air Force Reserves for four years and earned her undergraduate degrees from YSU and MA in Applied Anthropology from California State University Long Beach. In the community, Leah is involved with the YWCA of Youngstown’s younger women’s engagement committee, serves as founder and chapter director for the Younger Women’s Task Force of Youngstown, and is a national board member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).