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Melinda Nash

U.S. Geological Survey
Internal Communications Specialist
Melinda currently works as an Internal Communications Specialist in the U.S. Geological Survey’s Office of Communications and Publishing. In this role, she is responsible for carrying out Bureau-wide communication efforts via managing internal blogs, all-employee events, and the USGS’s intranet presence.

She began her career at the USGS on the Congressional Affairs Team, where she assisted in the communication of USGS science on Capitol Hill, and has previously worked as an outreach coordinator for the Office of Energy and Sustainability at Virginia Tech.
Melinda obtained a master’s degree in public administration from Virginia Tech in December 2017. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental policy and planning.