Monitra is a native of Long Beach, CA who attended Long Beach City College and Educorp Career College. She has volunteered with the Long Beach Poly Jr. Jackrabbits Football Association since 2004 and has held the positions of Team Mom, Asst. Coach, Head Coach, Team Manager, League Secretary, Asst. Cheer Coordinator, and currently serves on the Executive Board as Cheer Coordinator.
Monitra was introduced to the Zeta Amicae of Long Beach in 2012 by her best friend and fellow Amicae. Monitra spent that year attending programs, service events and shadowing the ladies in the Zeta Amicae before joining in fall 2013. Since becoming an Amicae, she has held the position of Recording Secretary and currently serves as Vice President. She was recently elected as Treasurer on the State level.
Monitra has worked in healthcare industry for almost 20 years with Molina Healthcare, St Joseph Hospital and UCLA. She is working as a Provider Configuration Information Analyst for Molina Healthcare Inc. of Long Beach (9 yrs). Her experience also includes working for Bank of America for six years.
Monitra is a proud mother of two daughters who was/is a faithful member of the Zeta Youth Auxiliary. Her oldest is now a Junior at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ and her youngest has been a member of the Beach Cities Pearlettes for 3 years. Monitra enjoys spending time with my children, team (cheer), reading and any crafts that comes her way - she specifically loves rhinestoning which is why she is also known as the ‘Bling Queen’.