Melanie Wallace

Deputy Director, Career Pathways

Melanie Wallace joined the California Conservation Corps (CCC) Executive Team in November 2023. She serves as the deputy director overseeing the Career Pathways Program and is responsible for expanding opportunities for Corpsmembers to launch civil service careers.

Prior to this role, Melanie served as the equal employment opportunity officer at the California Public Utilities Commission where she managed workplace investigations and advised executive leadership on matters concerning equal employment opportunity, diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. Prior to that, Melanie served in several capacities at the CCC, including in the region and executive offices, as well as in equal employment opportunity.

Melanie lives with her partner in Sacramento, is passionate about conservation, loves animals and enjoys playing soccer.