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Melissa provides administrative leadership to the Just Transition Fund, developing and refining systems to ensure the JTF runs smoothly internally so it can have the greatest impact externally. Melissa brings over a decade of experience in administrative leadership and non-profit management. Most recently, Melissa worked in higher education administration at Virginia Tech and the University of Tennessee. Previously, Melissa served in administrative leadership, executive support, and donor stewardship roles at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition. Meissa’s career began with three years in the Anthropology and American Indian Liaison program at Yosemite National Park, before completing her Master’s in Applied Environmental Anthropology at Northern Arizona University.<< Back to team