Regional Organizing Director
Orange & Seminole County
Monisha Perkins is a native of Fernandina Beach, FL and now resides in Orlando, FL working as the Regional Organizing Director for Equal Ground Education Fund. She attended Valencia Community College and Bethune-Cookman University. In 2010, through a coordinated campaign, Monisha worked as a Field Organizer for the Congressional Campaign to re-elect Congresswoman Corrine Brown and Bill Segal for Orange County Mayor. That same year she worked to elect the youngest Orange County Commissioner in the commissions' history Tiffany Moore-Russell. Monisha joined Commissioner Tiffany Moore-Russell’s office managing community affairs, constituent concerns, and intergovernmental relations between elected officials. Monisha remained in her role throughout the conclusion of the commissioner’s term. In November 2014, Monisha became the Campaign Coordinator to elect the first African American Clerk of Court in the State of Florida. She has since built a career working in faith-based organizing throughout central Florida engaging faith leaders in the civic engagement and voter registration process. In addition to her government and organizing experience, Monisha is actively involved with Orange County Public Schools as a mentor and has been a member since 2014 of the Central Florida Urban Young Professionals she’s currently serving as the Vice-President. She’s a very active member of her church, The Experience Christian Center.