Melissa has been a Registered Veterinary Technician since 2006. She attended SDSU and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science and Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences. She later attended Northeast Community College and received her Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology. Melissa lives on an acreage near Lennox with her husband Adam, daughters: Jovie and Emerson, cats: Jewel and Leo, dogs: Roxy and Charlie, and Gilbert a guinea pig. She enjoys reading, gardening, and caring for the sheep and chickens on their acreage.