Melanie brings over 10 years of experience at The GreenHouse to the Executive Director role. She began as a warehouse volunteer, packing food boxes and providing organization for incoming food. In 2013, she became the Food Room Manager, accepting the Director position in 2018. With a background in Elementary and Special Education, Melanie loves the relationships she forms with families and individuals who visit the GreenHouse. She strives to let her faith shine through each interaction. Growing up in western Oregon, Melanie holds a special place in her heart for hiking in the mountains and spending time on the coast. One day, she hopes to spend more time there with her husband and two adult daughters.