Melissa strives to be a positive role model and inspiration to young people in aviation and women across the world showing them that no dream is too big and nothing is impossible! She was a keynote speaker at the 99’s International Convention in 2006 and is always looking for invitations to share her dreams and experiences with others.
Melissa performed at AirVenture 2011
Melissa received delivery of her new Zivco Edge 540. In the summer of 2006 she began competing at the Unlimited level in which she placed 1st at her first competition of the season. Melissa became the youngest female ever to be a member of the US Unlimited Aerobatic Team at the 2006 Nationals.
She was at Air Venture 2011 but did not perform in any of the air shows all week.