Councilwoman Mellisa Brown was born and raised in Upstate New York. After high school, she attended Syracuse University before getting married. She and her husband traveled the country before getting stationed at Fort Hood in 2008. She was the Family Readiness Group Leader for the 1-82 Field Artillery for 3.5 years.
In addition to having served on Keep Killeen Beautiful and the Senior Advisory Board in Killeen, she is currently the Chief Operations Officer for Guardian Overwatch, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans in need; and volunteer with many local organizations. She was elected to the Killeen City Council in November of 2020.
Ms. Brown has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a concentration in Legal Studies. She and her husband of 21 years have a 16 year old son and an 11 year old daughter.