Melinda is a filmmaker who is fascinated by people, especially the resilience of the human spirit. With the power of good storytelling, Melinda uses her films to give a voice to those in our society who have become the forgotten ones. She serves on Washington Lawyers for the Arts and Washington Filmworks Leadership Film Council. Melinda juggles a day job as a freelance wardrobe stylist on photoshoots and film sets while producing and directing her own films. Previously, Melinda served as student body president of Tacoma Community College. A self-taught filmmaker, Melinda received most of her training being on the set as an actor. When she isn’t working on film projects, Melinda enjoys exploring the great outdoors. She currently resides in Tacoma.