Title: Advisory Board Member
Department(s): Dean's Advisory Board, College of Arts, Sciences and Education
Olga Melin has long been an advocate of education. She believes in its power to help students reach their full potential. Especially in FIU, she has seen tremendous value in fostering an environment where people of many religions and backgrounds can relate to one another. She and her husband, David Melin, are well known for their altruism, providing time, dedication, and financial support to numerous charitable organizations. Olga and her husband have supported the Florida Grand Opera for many years, with David sitting on the Board. Having served on many boards over the years, Olga is involved with the Miami Salon Group, Florida Grand Opera Guild, St Martha Concert & Cultural Series, Miami Summer Music Festival and Miami Theater Center, among other organizations. A member of FIU’s College of Arts, Sciences & Education Dean’s Advisory Board, Olga is also a member of the IWFA International Women’s Fishing Association and the Southeast Council of the NPCA (National Parks Conservation Association).