Acting State Program Director – Florida, Corporation for National and Community Service
Melissa Allen is the New Jersey State Program Director for the Corporation for National and Community Service as well as the Acting State Program Director for Florida at this time. She has worked for CNCS for eight years, serving in New Jersey. Prior to her time at CNCS Melissa served three terms of service, two with AmeriCorps VISTA and one with AmeriCorps NCCC. She also previously worked as a Community Impact Manager at United Way and obtained her Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University with a concentration in nonprofit and public management. In her free time Melissa enjoys time outdoors, baking and teaching yoga.