Melissa has been with WPRF since 2015. She joined as the Buildings & Facilities Maintenance Supervisor, and was promoted to Parks & Forestry Operations Manager in 2017. She oversees the Grounds, Buildings, and Forestry divisions. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Landscape Architecture from UW-Madison. Melissa previously worked for the City of West Bend Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department as their Landscape Architect. She was awarded the WPRA Park Section “Young Professional of the Year” award in 2012. In her spare time, she enjoys running, reading, gardening, camping and traveling.