Tonya Harris and Ibi Balog Elected to ASD Foundation Board Officers

Tonya Harris and Ibi Balog Elected to ASD Foundation Board Officers
Posted on 08/04/2022
August 4, 2022, Allentown, PA – The Allentown School District Foundation (ASDF) held its first meeting of the fiscal year with a new board leadership team.  At the June meeting, the following officers were elected: Daniel C. Bosket was elected to his 4th term as board president; Tonya M. Harris, Esq. was elected vice president replacing Angela Nolan after one year; The Rev. Maria Tjeltveit was elected to her second term as secretary; and Ibi Balog joined the board and was elected treasurer, replacing Joshua P. Dodd. "We are delighted to have Tonya and Ibi serving as officers on the board. They both bring extensive professional and community experience that will enhance the Foundation's leadership," said President Bosket. All four officers were elected to one-year terms that began July 1, 2022.

Tonya M. Harris, Esq. – ASDF Vice President 
Tonya M. Harris is a 1994 graduate of William Allen High School and joined the ASDF board in 2018. After completing her first term, Tonya was re-elected for a second three-year term of board service in 2021. Tonya serves as Senior Counsel at PPL Corporation where she has worked since 2016.  A graduate of Temple University and the Villanova University School of Law, she previously worked in litigation for law firms in Philadelphia. Ms. Harris has volunteered with North Penn Legal Services, Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, Communities in Schools of the Lehigh Valley, and the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley.

Ibi Balog – ASDF Treasurer
Ms. Ibi Balog has served the ASDF on the Finance Committee since 2017.  She is a seasoned accountant and business consultant; and she earned tenure as Associate Professor at Cedar Crest College in the Department of Business Management and Economics where she also served as Chair. Ms. Balog earned her undergraduate degree from Lehigh University and has an MBA from Temple University. She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Ibi has served on numerous nonprofit boards in the Lehigh Valley including the Allentown Symphony Association and the West Park Civic Association. 

About the Allentown School District Foundation
Pursuing a vision of developing enriched education for Allentown School District students, the ASD Foundation has a mission to encourage, promote, support and fund positive educational experiences for students in the Allentown School District. Since its founding in 2009, the Foundation has raised over $7.5 million for supplemental programming and services in ASD schools. If you would like to learn more, please contact the executive director, Julie Ambrose, Ph.D., at 484-765-4093 or [email protected]. The mailing address is P.O. Box 328, 31 South Penn Street, Allentown, PA 18105, and the website is