Melissa Prenevost is the operations manager at IATP. She supports the IATP executive director and development, communications and finance teams while overseeing the maintenance of the IATP Minneapolis office and serving as a human resource generalist. Prior to joining IATP, Melissa worked in the agricultural research field as a lab technician focused on rust diseases of cereal crops. She has a Bachelor of Science in biology and a master's in plant pathology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. When not at the office, Melissa enjoys volunteering with a dog rescue, traveling and working on D.I.Y. projects.