Melinda Herzog is the Healthy Communities Program Leader at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County (CCEUC), where she oversees Nutrition, Parenting and Health and Community Development programs. She is the current Coordinator of the Healthy Ulster Council, and past Coordinator of Live Well Kingston, and Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work & Play. She has an M.S. in Biology and Education from the University at Albany, and a B.S. in Natural Resources from Cornell University. She is the mother of two grown sons and lives with her husband in Saugerties, NY.