melissa atkins wardy

Director, Texas Family Leadership Council (TXFLC)

About melissa

Melissa Atkins Wardy is a change agent, creative strategist, and intentional storyteller offering expertise in collaboration, abundance thinking, and fundraising leadership with a foundation in relationship stewardship, equitable team building, and public relations. Melissa’s career has been dedicated to steering a shift in the way people think about and advocate for children.

Melissa is the Director of the Texas Family Leadership Council, a statewide collaborative of CHILDREN AT RISK. The TXFLC is made up of child and family-focused organizations, community leaders, and influencers who come together to share information and resources to improve the quality of life for Texas children. TXFLC working groups tackle the most pressing issues facing families in our state by sharing information, evaluating policy solutions, and developing a united advocacy agenda.

Melissa lives with her husband and two teens in beautiful El Paso, Texas. When not at work, you can find her on a trail in the mountains.