Melina Martin is the Chief of Staff for the Council of Urban Professionals (CUP). In this role, Melina works closely with the Executive Director to support the team in managing a range of projects, assist in implementing communications strategies, and maintain corporate relationships. She is also developing an updated data management system utilizing Salesforce.

Prior to joining CUP, Melina worked as the Communications and Engagement Coordinator for Older Adults Technology Services. In 2015, Melina served with AmeriCorps in an effort to reduce food insecurity and empower at-risk youth.

Melina received her Bachelors in Biology and English Literature from Binghamton University. In her free time, Melina can be found tending to her local community garden or volunteering with 826NYC.