Melissa (Missy) has resided in Lambertville with her husband, Evan Lide, and son Robert (7 years old) for 8 years.
She is an accomplished development professional with nearly 20 years of experience in non-profit, private schools, and public higher education working in small and mid-size advancement shops. Her skill set is in analytics and prospect management, data-based strategy development, CRM/database management, fiscal reporting, annual giving, reunions, volunteer management, and event planning.
With her prior board experience with schools, Missy is now focused on local, Lambertville-centered organizations and has been an active volunteer for Greater Lambertville Chamber committees, Save LPS, the Lambertville Democratic Committee, and currently the Parks & Recreation Committee. Having joined the Chamber Board in January 2021, she particularly enjoyed boosting up and expanding the Children’s section at Shadfest. Her membership on the board is as a representative of The College of New Jersey.
Come January, she will be serving on the Hunterdon County Democratic Committee, and her husband, Evan, a shareholder at Stark &Stark and a Rolling Harvest Board Member, will be a City Council Member.