Melinda Herrin

Melinda Herrin joined the Foundation in 2017 and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2019. She currently serves on the Membership Taskforce and previously served on the Member Engagement and Pooled Fund Grant Committees.

Melinda is an owner and principal at Metrix Engineers in Renton; a firm specializing in mechanical and electrical building consulting and design. She leads a team that designs mechanical systems for buildings in the K-12 market sector. She is involved in the Washington State Association for Learning Environments serving on the conference and meeting logistic committees. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and twin toddlers, being outdoors, running, and playing lacrosse.

Melinda is inspired by the Foundation’s willingness to listen, learn, and adjust as needed to make the biggest impact in partnership with the local community. She also enjoys being a part of this collective and meeting new people through the Foundation.

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