Jasmine Melzer (term 3)
I have been a member of the GNPS Board, and its secretary, since its inception, and would like to continue as a Board member, working on projects of particular interest to me, such as transportation accessibility. I have lived in Park Slope since 1978, raised
two daughters here and have been involved in many community issues including Participatory Budgeting, attending various CB6 and MTA meetings regarding the subway system, and I currently represent GNPS on the Prospect Park Alliance Community Committee.
Two of our efforts met with success, but sadly are in hiatus due to COVID 19: our Senior Fitness project in Prospect Park reached the design stage; an elevator at 7th Avenue and 9th St. was placed on the list of the next 43 stations to be made accessible. Both these are frozen for now but we continue to keep them top of mind with the appropriate agency.
Until I retired in 2008, I had a career as an account executive with several advertising agencies, and then moved on to the non-profit world as Director of Corporate Relations for The Skin Cancer Foundation, which included fundraising from major pharmaceutical manufacturers and cosmetic companies, as well as event planning.