Melissa Mazin, an eight-year resident of La Cañada Flintridge, has been seated as president of the La Cañada Junior Women's Club, it was announced Tuesday.
Originally from Wilmington, Mass., Mazin graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Spanish. Since moving to Los Angeles in 1992, she has worked at various nonprofit organizations, including AIDS Project Los Angeles, Project Angel Food and Occidental College, and received her master's degree in Latin American studies from UCLA. Her work experience includes volunteer management, special events planning, leadership development and fundraising.
Since choosing to stay at home with her two children, Mazin has stayed busy with her volunteer pursuits. For the past three years, she has served on the executive board of the Palm Crest Elementary School PTA as assistant vice president of Ways & Means and vice president of communications. In the spring she was honored with a Founders' Day Award from the La Cañada PTA Council.