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Melinda Stumpf, Regional Affairs Director, PPL

Melinda Stumpf is the regional affairs director at PPL, a fortune 500 global energy company headquartered in Allentown, PA. Melinda is the principal company contact between PPL Corporation and federal, state, county, and local governments, civic and community organizations, and the news media in Lehigh, Northampton, Bucks, and Montgomery counties. She provides leadership in addressing important regional issues such as job retention, economic growth, educational improvements and environmental protection.

Melinda graduated from Northampton Community College in 2001 with an A.A. in Business Administrative. She went on to pursue a B.A in Business Administration from Muhlenberg College and in 2007 she received an MBA from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. 

Melinda began her career working for the Neighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley. During her tenure at NHS she secured a half million dollar contract for the organization. She went on to work for Gateway Health Plan as a Community Development Associate. While in that position she was asked to join the board of the SkillsUSA Council. In 2006, she was offered the opportunity to become the Executive Director of the SkillsUSA Council. Since then, Melinda has made significant progress towards advancing the Council by expanding membership, increasing student involvement, and adding opportunities for students to advance their education which included raising over $450,000 in scholarships for students to pursue post-secondary education. 

In 2012 Melinda became the regional affairs director at PPL. Her primary role is to be the principal communication contact with communities, local news media, elected and appointed officials and community leaders.

Since 2001, Melinda has been active in the community. She was one of the founders on the Latino Leadership Alliance and has served on the following boards: General Supply Company, St. Luke’s Hospital Allentown Campus, Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board, Lehigh Career & Technical Institute Advisory Committee, American Cancer Society, YWCA of Bethlehem, SafeKids Allentown/Bethlehem Coalition, Neighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley, SkillsUSA Council, and the Hispanic Business Council.   

She lives in Bethlehem with her husband, daughter and son. 

For more information contact Melinda Stumpf, Regional Affairs Director, PPL, 2 North Ninth Street, GENTW5 Allentown, PA 18101, P: (610) 774-5249 E: