Melissa A. Jones, Planner II
Melissa A. Jones earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and a Master of Public Administration, emphasizing in Small Government Planning, both from Georgia Southern University. She is a member of the American Planning Association and Georgia Planning Association.
Melissa has worked in Community Development/Planning for approximately eight years. Prior to joining the LCPC, Melissa was the Redevelopment Director for the City of Rome. She also served as a Regional Planner for the Heart of GA Altamaha Regional Commission in Baxley where she authored Urban Redevelopment Plans, aided in the development of nine comprehensive plans, and worked on opportunity zone designations. Melissa joined the LCPC staff in September 2013 as a Planner II.