Mrs. Melanie Petersen

Melanie Petersen Board Vice President
Place 7

972-617-2941 ext. 4001
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Re-Election Year: 2027

Melanie Petersen was elected to the Red Oak ISD School Board in 2015. She is currently serving as Board President. She previously served as Board Vice President and Board Secretary.

She was elected to serve as ROISD voting representative at the Texas Association of School Boards Delegate Assembly in 2020. Melanie is a six-time TASB Media Honor Roll recipient.

She is a 1976 graduate of Red Oak High School and has been married to her husband, Pete, who is a 1968 ROHS graduate, for 40 years. They have two grown sons, one grandson who graduated from ROHS in 2020 and one grandson who currently attends ROHS.

She has been employed as a Technical Services Librarian for the past 25 years, working for two of the largest law firms in Dallas during that time.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. She has been an active member of the community and has served in a variety of capacities, including the following: Red Oak High School Alumni Association - Current President, Past Vice President; Red Oak Senior Citizens Board - Treasurer; Red Oak Council of PTAs - Life Member; Past Red Oak Elementary PTA - Member; Red Oak Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association – Member; Red Oak Lions Club Member (2007-2021) Served terms as President, Vice President, Secretary and Director; Ellis County SPCA Education Committee (2008-2009); ROISD Education Foundation Board Member (2009-2011).