Melinda is currently the Administrative Assistant for the Western Forestry and Conservation Association (WFCA). She also supports FBRI by maintaining their website and providing administrative support for the Portland, OR business office, which contracts with WFCA.

Melinda Olson was born and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon. She studied Graphic Design at the University of Idaho and has over 10 years of clerical and customer service experience. Prior to her current position Melinda worked as the counseling secretary at a local high school.