Melissa Vandyke is SW Ohio native who grew up in Camden. Melissa attended public schools, graduating in 1998 from Preble Shawnee. She is the mother of 3 grown sons, one of which is a Master of Arms in the Navy, three elementary age adopted foster children, the wife of an Army Veteran who is currently running for Darke County Commissioner, and was a public school teacher for 10 years.

Melissa Vandyke has a BA in Social and Behavioral Sciences and BS in Environmental Earth and Life Science. Melissa currently uses her science background to inform others about:

  • Preserving green space
  • Recycling
  • Why renewable energy technologies are valuable
  • The importance or organic food and farming
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