Melissa has an established history of community engagement. From her early roots as a special education teacher who rallied for the first unified soccer team with her students, to her work on local and healthy food access, to her job leading the Women’s Resource Agency, Melissa appreciates being a part of such great changes that improve the quality of life for women and girls in Colorado Springs. Melissa has a Masters in Special Education and spent the last ten years cultivating her leadership in the non-profit sector.
“It is the best reward ever to witness the transition of a friend from defeat to success. The Women’s Resource Agency plays a critical role in these life experiences daily.”wrainc.org