Monica Slater Stokes is United’s lead government relations executive in the Northeast region. In this role, Monica develops and drives external affairs programs in support of the airline’s in-market public policy, social impact investment and business development objectives.

Prior to joining United, Monica worked in local and federal public sectors, including as director of Constituent Services and Community Development for the late U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, during which she advised on state and local education, small business, and economic development issues.

Monica, a Newark, NJ native, holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Vermont. She sits on several boards, including the Regional Plan Association and Choose New Jersey, and serves as chair of the board of the Newark Regional Business Partnership.