Melissa is a lifelong Washingtonian. She grew up in Yakima before moving to Seattle to attend the University of Washington. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and Zoology, she attended Seattle University where she earned an MBA with an emphasis in marketing.
Melissa has spent the last 22 years working in a number of diverse positions with Weyerhaeuser Company, including Scientist and led cross-functional teams. She is currently responsible for pricing, business development and business analysis.
Melissa and her husband moved to the Snoqualmie Valley 15 years ago with the goal of starting and raising a family in a true community. They have two young sons who attend school within SVSD.
“I am running for the School Board to expand opportunities for all students. I am committed to working diligently to improve student success and support our educators to prepare our students for the future.“