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Melissa Zieve

Senior Director for Program, Scholarship, and Operations


Melissa Zieve is a life-long Baltimorean. She brings decades of experience in local social justice, religious, and education communities. She previously served as President of Bolton Street Synagogue, where she had also worked as Education Director and teacher. She is an active leader in the Union for Reform Judaism and with Baltimoreans United In Leadership Development (BUILD). Prior positions include Program Director, Community Organizer, and Community Liaison for various local and statewide nonprofits. Melissa holds a B.A. in Religion and Mathematics from Goucher College and a M.S.W. with a concentration in Community Organizing from the University of Maryland.