Melanie currently serves as part of the CoCEAL Steering Sub-committee for Data & Policy. Additionally, Melanie is the Assistant Director of Student Life at Front Range Community College Westminster Campus and has been working professionally in the field since 2011. In 2006, Melanie started her post-secondary educational journey spending time at both Front Range and Aims Community Colleges, and completed her bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (K-6) at the University of Northern Colorado in 2011. Melanie completed an M.A. in Higher Education Administration and Leadership form Adams State University in 2017 and aspires to start a doctoral program sometime in the near future.