Melodie Bissell has been nominated four years in a row for the RBC Canadian Women's Entrepreneur Award and is honoured to have been a Regional Finalist in 2014.
Melodie is the co-author of the best selling Plan to Protect® manuals: Plan to Protect®: A Protection Manual for Children and Youth, and those that work with them and Plan to Protect®: A Protection Manual for Children and Youth, and Churches. She has also edited numerous articles and booklets.
Melodie attributes much of her professional growth, prior to Plan to Protect®, to the many years she served as Executive Director of CEF Ontario, and as Director of Member Care and Editor of Excellence magazine with the National Quality Institute (Excellence Canada).
Melodie is an active volunteer in Stouffville, Ontario where she lives with her husband, Scott. She sits on the Board of Teen Challenge Canada. She is currently working towards her Doctorate. at University of Toronto.