State Representative Legislative District 19 Seat A
Biography and Background
Melissa is a newly-retired healthcare executive, having spent 30 years building medical networks, managing multi-million-dollar budgets, and negotiating contract rates to drive down costs for patients in Idaho, Utah and California. She is a Constitutional Conservative who believes in the sanctity of the personal freedoms given by our creator, as well as the personal responsibility that goes with those freedoms. A resident of Idaho for the last ten years, she is a mother of one daughter (and SIL), and grandmother of two. Melissa is an ardent supporter of animal rescue work and enjoys hiking, white-water rafting, and skiing.
Top 3 Issues
The current legislative representatives in District 19 do not represent the fiscal or social values of the growing population of our district.
We must address the absence of any relief from over-taxation in the state of Idaho; we have to do better than the status quo for our citizens.
We need greater transparency of proposed course materials and an improved partnership between parents and teachers in the development of public school curriculum.