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Melanie Rubin

Melanie Rubin is a policy consultant in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Melanie has extensive experience in strategic planning, needs assessments, grant writing and policy development.

She currently serves as the Director of the Dallas Early Education Alliance and the Comprehensive System Plan Consultant for the Dallas County Texas Home Visiting Project. Melanie has worked with ChildCareGroup as Director of Marketing, Director of Public Affairs and now as a consultant. She was successful in devising a method to draw down previously unused federal dollars to Texas and has actively worked to improve statewide early childhood education policy in the last thirteen state legislative sessions. Melanie was Project and Coalition Director for the Building Better Beginnings project for the Texas Association for Infant Mental Health and Interim Executive Director of Texans Care for Children. She is a 2015 recipient of the Mental Health America of Greater Dallas Prism Award.

Melanie currently serves on the Advisory Councils of the University of Texas at Dallas Center for Children and Families and the University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts.