Melanie Reagan

PDP Trainer and Information Practitioner 

Melanie Reagan has volunteered for Veterans support organizations since 2003. In 2018 she became president of the Colonel Renee Rubin Private Veterans Foundation, to support worthy impactful programs that best serve the needs of America’s veterans. The foundation proudly selected: Operation Good to Go, 4 Paws 2 Freedom, the Colonel’s Kennels, and Pathways for Veterans to expand and enhance their missions.

Melanie is currently employed by the California State Senate. Prior to her move to the State Legislature she spent more than 20 years in radio and TV broadcasting, winning a Telly Award for script-writing and recently publishing her first book.

Two of Melanie’s three children graduated from military academies, West Point and the U.S. Air Force Academy and are actively serving.

Melanie is also a fifth degree black belt in Taekwondo and a certified instructor. Her latest personal project is a motion picture about the incredible life of Colonel Rubin (now 89), who’s inspiring career led to the launch of her foundation.