Pittston, PA — Jeffrey Box, president & CEO of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA Alliance) announced that Athena Aardweg has joined the staff as a community & economic development specialist. In this role, Aardweg will provide support to our Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center and the NEPA Grantmakers Forum. Athena provides capacity building resources and services to nonprofit organizations and grantmakers assisting them in fulfilling their missions. Athena coordinates efforts to provide all aspects of our charitable communities with the tools needed to operate effectively. From advising nonprofits on operational resources and best practices to assisting grantmakers address the needs of the region, she has a wealth of knowledge to be shared.