Melissa K. Blanding

Last modified on: 06-25-2021 14:45:29

Board Member
(Lower Colorado River Authority)

Entered Office: 05-06-2021 Term Ends: 02-01-2027

General Information

Home Town: Driftwood

Personal Information

Melissa K. Blanding of Driftwood is a stay-at-home mom who previously worked at the Public Utility Commission of Texas, in the Office of the Governor and as the chief of staff to a former Texas state representative. She also is a former member of the City of Austin Water and Wastewater Commission. Blanding currently serves as chair of the Stewardship Committee for St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and as a parent volunteer for the Regents School of Austin. Blanding studied government at The University of Texas at Austin and then began her career in public service.