Melanie is a native Texan and frequent visitor to the Big Bend region. Her childhood dream was to work in the field of Archaeology. Melanie is responsible for administrative operations, meeting and event planning, and fundraising support. Prior to joining CBBS, Melanie was the Executive Assistant and Human Resources Director for KLRU-TV, Austin’s PBS Station for over 17 years. She loves to cook, read and spend time with her family.