Melissa is a community builder who is passionate about creativity and entrepreneurship. Her professional background is varied and includes journalism, government relations, non-profit leadership, higher education advocacy, and local economic development. She specializes in program design, strategic communications, and people management.
Melissa holds a BA in International Relations from Mount Allison University and is currently pursuing her Master of Public Administration at Dalhousie University. She is an acrylics artist and serves as an executive member on the board of directors for the Charlotte Street Arts Centre.