Framework for Analyzing and Anticipating Neighborhood ChangeWed, May 25
Melissa Ramos joined NALCAB in early 2015 as a program intern and has continued her career at NALCAB as a Program Assistant. She supports all of NALCAB's programmatic areas which include: Equitable Neighborhood Development, Small Business Growth, and Financial Capability. Her focus consists of scheduling and logistics of national training events, GIS mapping, and research related to affordable housing policies and community economic development.
Melissa worked as a graduate assistant at the Center for Urban and Regional Planning Research, which is housed in the College of Architecture, Construction, and Planning at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). In her role as a graduate assistant, Melissa used GIS, Google Sketchup and Adobe Photoshop to create 3D visuals that helps address ongoing planning concerns in Texas cities. She had also interned for the City of Cibolo, TX, in the Planning & Engineering Department developing her experience, knowledge, and skills in planning by assisting City Planner with projects and tasks that addressed citizen’s concerns and current needs to planning.
Melissa is a San Antonio native, bilingual in English and Spanish. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture and a Master's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning at UTSA with a specialization in Housing and Sustainable Community Development. Melissa also studied abroad in Paris, France.