Melodie is from a rural town in Washington state, and she started working at Northern Plains in 2021. She started her education at Centralia College, where she graduated as an Outstanding Student of the year and earned her Associate Degree in Mathematics. Melodie then moved to Montana and attended Rocky Mountain College where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Small Business Management. She has volunteered over 600 hours with Americorp, led a group at RMC to help stop the hunger crisis in Billings, and was awarded the 25 Under 25 Forward Montana award in 2021 for her work to make Montana a better place. Her job includes data entry and database related tasks, aspects of fundraising and membership retention, lead staff for merchandising, and administrative support. Email: melodie@northernplains.org