Melinda serves as Chapter Regional Representative and Region XI Hospitality Chair. She is a Life member and a graduate of the Darlene H. Young Leadership Academy (DYLA). The DYLA is a national program sponsored by Blacks in Government (BIG) for its members.
Melinda is an elected member of the National Nominations and NTI Plenary Planning Committees. She’s held several positions within the WDB Jr. BIG Chapter, including Chair of several NTI Forums, Recording and Correspondence Secretary, Vice-President and President. Melinda has been a faithful member of BIG since 2009.