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Melissa Ladd-Patnode

Melissa Ladd-Patnode

Program Supervisor

United Way of Jackson County (Central Michigan 2-1-1), Jackson, Michigan

melissa.ladd-patnode@lifewayscmh.org

Melissa Ladd Patnode has ten years' experience working in I&R and currently works as Program Supervisor for Central Michigan 2-1-1 where she participated in the community design process to develop a close loop referral network with Henry Ford Hospital, the local United Way, and community agencies.  She is a graduate of Baker College with a degree in Human Services and holds AIRS CIRS-A/D, CRS, and CIRS certifications, and is a Mental Health First Aid Instructor and specializes in Veteran’s Mental Health First Aid, and a Certified Community Health Worker. Melissa is also a Jackson Leadership Academy Graduate, and a 30 and Under Leadership winner for 2017.