Melanie Nelson grew up on a hobby farm in the Interior of British Columbia. She came to faith as a ‘tween and has consistently and enthusiastically volunteered in her community and church. She earned an undergraduate degree in science after high school which launched her into a career in Information Technology in Calgary, Alberta. She is currently a Project Manager and Change Management Professional with more than 25 years of experience helping clients with system and business solutions.
She has led two missions teams (2014, 2015) to Ukraine through HART using ESL teaching to connect and share the gospel. She led a spiritual care team to Micah Global’s Triennial in Tagaytay, Philippines in 2018 and a global spiritual care team to the World Evangelical Alliance’s General Assembly in Bogor, Indonesia in 2019.
Melanie has volunteered in different capacities in the church over the course of her life from greeting to accounting to ministering. She has a Master’s of Christian Ministry from the Canadian Baptist Theological Seminary and holds a Governance Systems Professional (GSP) designation. She currently serves as Chair of the Board of Governors as well as Pastoral Leader of the singles ministry at Centre Street Church. She serves on the Advisory Board of SEE Global (seeglobal.net). Melanie is passionate about seeing everyone in the body of Christ engaged and empowered using their gifts, talents and abilities in their calling to the glory of God.