Melanie’s background includes running her own business focused on leadership and professional development. She also served two terms in the WA state legislature as a Puyallup area representative. Her diverse experiences landed her the position working in communications with the Tacoma ports

She fully supports the students in PSD and loves the CIS mission of connecting outside resources to our schools through dedicated staff who help students in various areas of need. Melanie believes schools can’t do it alone and CIS of Puyallup is here to help.