Melanie Meren

Melanie K. Meren

Hunter Mill District Representative

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Most Recent Newsletter: December 5, 2023

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About Melanie Kadlic Meren: Ms. Meren is an education policy professional, parent, and community advocate who believes that strong schools make a strong community. Her professional career of decades is centered on promoting public education, and includes service in the U.S. Department of Education and in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget; advocacy with the Virginia Association of Environmental Education; service on FCPS Committees and school PTAs; and more. 

School Board Committee/Leadership (Current): Ms. Meren is a member of the Board’s Governance Committee, and serves as the School Board liaison to the Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee (CTEAC) of the Board, and to the Fairfax Community Criminal Justice Board.

School Board Committee/Leadership (Previous): Ms. Meren has Chaired the School Board’s Budget Committee and its Public Engagement Committee. She has served on the Board’s Governance Committee and its Comprehensive Planning Development Committee. Ms. Meren has been a Board liaison to the Fairfax County Athletic Council, and liaison to the Board’s Human Resources Advisory Committee, Adult and Community Education Advisory Committee, and CTEAC.

Education: Ms. Meren holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Albany (State University of New York) and a master’s degree in public policy from Duke University. Additionally, she has completed the Sorensen Institute for Political Leaders program at the University of Virginia. 

Personal: Since 2005, Ms. Meren has lived in Fairfax County. She and her husband have two students in FCPS. 

Current Term Began: 1/1/2020 

Current Term Expires: 12/31/23

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