Melissa Frausto graduated from California State University, Chico with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Geography and Planning and a minor in Environmental Studies and Sustainability. Melissa’s previous planning experience include working with rural northern California counties, and tribal nations working on hazard mitigation plans, long- and short-range transportation plans, and grants to secure funding for projects. Melissa excels at writing and communicating with technical audiences. Her passion for planning originates from learning about the vast planning world during her undergraduate experience and from attending the 2021 American Planning Association California Conference.
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