Melissa has lived in Suffield for 16 years with her husband Brian and has three daughters in Suffield schools. Melissa has served as President and Treasurer of the Parent Teacher Organization, Vice President of Parent Teacher Advisory Council and on steering committees including the Middle School and Full Day Kindergarten. Melissa worked for the town as Assistant Finance Director and most recently was the Board Secretary for the Board of Finance. Melissa will utilize the relationships created in those positions to bridge the gap between the Board of Finance and Board of Education to work together and do what is in the best interest for our children and our town. Melissa earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Merrimack College and a Master of Business Administration from Suffolk University.