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Melissa Davis

Melissa Davis M.P.Aff.

Eugene, OR

Melissa has 12 years experience supporting the implementation and improvement of public programs at the community, city, county, and state levels. Her consulting work focuses on organizational development, including group facilitation and training, strategic planning, organizational and management assessment, change management assistance, leadership development, program evaluation and performance measurement. She has also managed independent quality assurance teams for large technology projects for three years. Melissa has a background in policy research and analysis, assisting state programs to implement and improve programs in accordance with federal and state policies. She currently consults primarily with state government agencies, specializing in human service programs (SNAP, TANF, WIC, Medicaid, Immunization, and Early Childhood Development and Child Care), as well as law enforcement, transportation, and workforce development. Prior to joining Public Knowledge Melissa worked in the field of health and human services in the public and nonprofit sectors doing direct service, policy research, and program management. She holds a Masters of Public Affairs, and is certified in Hogan Leadership Assessment Systems, and facilitation methods developed by the Institute of Cultural Affairs.

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