Melissa Power is a 1999 graduate of Washington County (Md.) Schools. She attended Hagerstown Community College, earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Liberty University. She also holds a bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Maryland Global Campus.
Power is a project coordinator for a family owned construction company in Frederick Md. She has served as a lay counselor and advocate for women in crisis, a public school classroom aide, and a school volunteer. She is especially proud of her time spent leading the PTA as both a member and president.
In 2021, Melissa and her family moved to Martinsburg from Maryland. She has fond memories growing up around family in Canaan Valley and Davis, WV and welcomed the opportunity to come “home” to WV. Melissa and her husband home school their children, ages 17 and 15. She is active in her church, enjoys scrapbooking, reading and time with her family and three dogs. She joined the Board of Education in July 2022. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org