Melissa Chemick, Associate Director, Events and Donor Relations

Melissa Chemick joined the OCRF Team in July 2010. She is responsible for managing the overall integrity and accuracy of OCRF’s donor database and is also part of the development team responsible for building and maintaining relationships with OCRF’s individual, corporate and foundation supporters.

Prior to joining OCRF, Melissa worked as a development manager at NARSAD, the world’s leading charity dedicated to mental health research. At NARSAD, she successfully managed and transformed the organization’s donor database and assisted in the planning and execution of NARSAD’s fundraising events and awareness activities.

Melissa earned a B.A. in Public Relations and Speech Communication from Hofstra University and multiple Raiser’s Edge certifications from Blackbaud University.