Melissa McChesney has led communications at Padre Dam since 2011.
Melissa has more than 15 years of experience in the water industry working in communications and outreach. She manages public and media relations, customer communications and outreach, education programs and marketing campaigns for Padre Dam.
Melissa currently serves on the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Communications Committee and the WateReuse Communications Collaborative Group. Melissa earned her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Sonoma State University.
Melissa oversees external and internal communications, legislative affairs and education programs for the District.