Melanie has been a valued member of the ERS team for more than 20 years. She has served in leadership roles of the cancer registry community with such positions as President-Elect, President and Immediate Past President, Advocacy and Technical Director, Nominating Committee and the Governance, Planning and Evaluation Committee for NCRA. She received the NCRA Distinguished Member Award in 2018. Melanie has also led her state association, the Association of North Carolina Cancer Registrars as President, Treasurer, NCRA Liaison and Grants and Vendors Chair. She won North Carolina’s Lou Woods Distinguished member award in 2013. Melanie infuses her tremendous industry knowledge in her role as Director, Growth & Strategic Services managing and overseeing growth activities including sales, product development and education. In her spare time, Melanie loves spending time at the beach and hiking in the mountains near her home. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, and decorating projects around her home.