AAIDD-LA Member-at-Large - Sylvia Melancon, Ph. D.
Dr. Sylvia Caillier Melancon has a Doctorate of Philosophy in Human Resource Development from Louisiana State University (LSU), and Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Psychology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL). Dr. Melancon currently works as a program manager in the Education and Training section within the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities. She has been a board member of AAIDD-LA since 2013, and also serves on the Louisiana Disability Summit Foundation Board of Directors and the Louisiana Association of Training and Organizational Development Board of Directors. In addition to serving professional organizations, she has also served as a member of several community organizations including the Junior League of Baton Rouge, the YWCA of Greater Baton Rouge Board of Directors, Capital Heights Neighborhood Association Board of Directors, the Big Buddy mentoring program and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Acadiana Board of Directors.