Melissa Birch

Interim Statewide Co-Director, Rural Energy Development Manager & Central Coordinator; CERTs - RSDP
Contact me for help with:

Business and non-profit clean energy development


Melissa grew up in north-central Minnesota. Prior to joining the Clean Energy Resource Teams in 2017, she earned a PhD in International Relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and worked in teaching, research, and the nonprofit sector. At CERTs, she enjoys supporting communities in reaching their clean energy goals. In her free time, she likes to wander in the woods, geek out on wildflowers, and hang out with family and friends.