Melanie joined NPCA in March 2015 as the Senior Coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Melanie comes to NPCA from Washington University in St. Louis, where she provided administrative support to the Anthropology Department. Previously, she worked as an environmental education intern with the Missouri Botanical Garden, a literacy tutor with AmeriCorps St. Louis, and an assistant team leader with AmeriCorps NCCC. In AmeriCorps NCCC, Melanie worked with nonprofits throughout the southwest on issues related to education, conservation, disaster relief, and volunteer management. Melanie graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology, with minors in the Program in Environment and French.