Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

Transformative Reductions in Operational Energy Consumption (TROPEC) program
United States Pacific Command (USPACOM)
Melissa Burns supports the work of United States Pacific Command (USPACOM) through the J81, Innovations and Experimentation Directorate. Her work focuses on contingency basing solutions that result in a decrease in logistics considerations and an increase in sustainability. Before working with USPACOM, Melissa served as Vice President of a small solar power and water management company focused on supporting humanitarian and economic assistance programs overseas, developed and evaluated public health programs as a project manager and research consultant for a small consulting firm, and worked as a Legislative Analyst for the New York State Assembly. Melissa holds a Master’s degree from Cornell University.