Melissa joined the District in 2013 as the Chief Operations Officer. In her role, she provides strategic leadership and direction for operating units for Preparedness and Safety, Facilities, Fleet, Materials Management, Radio/Tower and Public Health. Melissa is also responsible developing and implementing training programs, coordinating Emergency Preparedness plans and leads the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the organization.


Melissa is a Registered Nurse and a graduate of Stephen F. Austin University with extensive experience in Health Service Administration.