Melissa Schlag

Climate Advocate

Melissa is responsible for implementing the youth engagement effort, communications support for the climate program, engaging in community and legislative education and outreach efforts, and supporting all elements of the climate program.

Melissa also helps plan, track, and report on progress in meeting Save the Sound’s overarching climate and energy goals.

Melissa holds a B.A. in English from the University of Connecticut and is the former First Selectman of Haddam where she focused heavily on open government and a greener municipal environment. In her spare time she works as a graphic designer and journalist, as well as the layout editor of the monthly journal The Haddam Bulletin. She loves to write and travel, and enjoys good food and Belgian beer.


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