Melissa has been a licensed insurance agent since 1979 and joined Davidson & Associates in 2003. In 2005, she achieved the professional designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) through the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, in 2020 she was recognized by Safeco Insurance Company with the Award of Excellence, an honor recognizing superior underwriting skill that is achieved by a select group of agents across the country who sell Safeco Insurance.
A daughter of the Pacific Northwest, Melissa grew up in the small community of Naselle, Washington where her heart calls home. She has been involved in the Vancouver community as a Bible study leader and a board member for the Oregon Trails Walk to Emmaus. Her interests include reading and creative writing, genealogy, live theater, cozy bookstores on rainy days, good food, documentaries and lazy weekends spent with those she loves. Married for 42 years to husband, Paul, she has one son, Jake, 4 grandchildren and a great-grandson. Passionate about animals, Melissa has three pet “children” – dogs Finn and Emma and cat Lucy, they all reside in Vancouver.