Melia joined Oceana in June 2017 as a Marketing and Communications Associate.
Originally from Napa, California, Melia’s passion for ocean conservation stems from childhood beach cleanups and sandcastle building contests. After receiving her bachelor’s degree from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, Melia worked in marketing for National Geographic and spent six months traveling throughout Europe and Asia. In addition to her passion for the outdoors, Melia loves watching movies, listening to podcasts, and playing with dogs.
Location: United States