Melissa Federman is the Evaluation and Learning Officer at The Nord Family Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Melissa served as Treuhaft Chair for Health Planning at The Center for Community Solutions where she convened health initiatives, conducted research on health and social indicators and supported public policy development for Ohio. Previously, she served as Director of the AIDS Funding Collaborative where she led grantmaking, convening, monitoring of funded projects and advocacy. Melissa trained at the Maryland Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention before moving to Ohio.
She is an alumnae of Philanthropy Ohio’s Authentic Leadership in Philanthropy program and currently serves as a member of the inaugural Board of Directors of the Healthy Lakewood Foundation.
Melissa holds a bachelor’s degree from Colby College and a Masters of Public Health from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University.