Melissa joined TransOptions in 2018 in continuation of her professional commitment to the non-profit sector. Her previous work experience includes a broad array of programmatic, financial, and operational leadership. At TransOptions, Melissa helps facilitate educational outreach programs on sustainable alternative energy and air quality. She enjoys being a strong advocate for a healthy environment, active transportation, and engaged volunteers.
Melissa has extensive experience in the outdoor community as a local trail maintainer, formerly-licensed skydiver, female winner of the 2016 Long Path Race Series, and member of the AMC 4000’ Club and Catskill 3500’ Club, where she serves on the board. She graduated from Loyola University Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She also holds a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey.