Melanie has worked in the EMS field for 26 years. As an EMSI for the State of Connecticut, she brings passion and energy in to her training. She is also a certificated Airline Transport Pilot with over 10,000 hours in the sky. She works as a Principal operations inspector and aviation safety inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration. Melanie leads up top level training while delivering information that is relatable and understandable to any participant. Melanie is a full member of ISASI (International Society of Aviation Safety Inspectors) and has won multiple awards including flight instructor of the year for the New England Region. She specializes in accident investigations and crash training. She delivers flipped classroom training that is interactive and energetic. Melanie is also a PADI Rescue diver and a USPA Skydiver and a mother to two beautiful boys.