Melanie serves Colorado’s nonprofit community as the Manager of Strategic Learning for Colorado Nonprofit Association. She has a passion for nonprofits working to uplift and support those most impacted. Over the past five years, she has served in various roles within the Association and previously worked at the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits in the programs department. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a minor in Nonprofit Organizational studies from the University of Oklahoma.
Melanie is an alum of the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation’s Impact Denver Fall 2019 class and served as the co-chair for the fundraising committee. She currently serves on Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Denver’s Professional Development Committee and is the co-chair of Colorado Evaluation Network’s Program Committee. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors with camping, skiing, and hiking.