As a member of the Financial Planning and Management team, Melissa’s main duties include; preparing and analyzing financial reports, monitoring and reviewing financial transactions, correcting errors, procurement, accounts payable/receivable, reviewing and approving Concur expense reports, and ensuring the adherence to the University’s Standard Practice Guide.
Melissa’s previous experience at the University included working in the Utilities Department at the Central Power Plant as an Administrator for 11 years. Her experience includes extensive knowledge of the procurement process, accounts payable, budget creation, financial transactions review and analysis, project management, and payroll. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, with a concentration in International Business and the German language, from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Melissa is dedicated to creating and maintaining a positive work environment and is an advocate for a just and equal society. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and friends, trying new foods, cooking, gardening, reading, writing for her local paper, football, swimming, rowing, watching the latest movies and shows, traveling, and being in nature. She is currently working on rewilding her 3 acre property.