Sandra Melstad joined the Lost&Found Board of Directors in 2016 and is the owner of SLM Consulting, LLC. Sandra has worked in public health for over a decade focused on health promotion and chronic disease prevention and control initiatives; working to improve the health of rural and urban communities where people live, work, learn and play. Sandra is experienced with evidence-based public health practice, policy, system, and environment change, community health needs assessment and improvement, cancer prevention, epidemiology, and big data.

“As a public health professional, mental health is am important factor to understand and address. Lost&Found fills an important need to support college students across South Dakota and why it is important for me to support.”

Sandra holds a Master of Public Health with an emphasis on Community Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion from South Dakota State University.