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Melissa Waters grew up managing a sheep farm with her 4 sisters, and was heavily involved in the 4-H organization at local, state and national levels. She holds a B.F.A degree from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, and has a professional background managing creative teams in developing corporate/brand identity programs (Chicago, Silicon Valley).

Her passion for life, truths and human formation takes various paths, such as participating in Benedictine College’s “Transform the Culture” strategic plan, coaching an Odyssey of the Mind team, and serving as a crisis phone counselor and trainer for the Tokyo English Life Line.  

Currently she is a member of the President’s Advisory Council for FOCUS, leads community and fundraising efforts at Canyon Heights Academy, and is involved in various ways in other organizations which are generally in the area of formation. 

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