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Reverend Onetta Brooks


Onetta Brooks was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She matriculated through the Los Angles Unified School District; earned her Bachelor’s degree (majored in mathematics) from Pomona College, Claremont, CA; Master's degree in Public Administration from California State University Dominguez Hills, CA and a Master's degree of Divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary/Southern California.

Brooks has thirty-four years of professional secular experience as a program manager/systems/software/test engineer for leading aerospace/defense companies in the Southern California area.

She is currently serving as a volunteer as Clergy at Founders Metropolitan Community Church Los Angeles, CA.  Ordained and licensed by the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Church (UFMCC) since 2007.

She is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Pomona College, Claremont, CA. Served as President of the Pomona College Alumni Association from 2015-2016 during her board membership from 2012-17. She served on UFMCC’s Governing Board from 2010-2016, primarily as the Chair of Governance committee, member of the Finance Committee, and held a term of office as the Vice-Chair and Secretary.