Active Transportation Alliance
Melody Geraci has worked in the not-for-profit sector for over 18 years, and for Active Transportation Alliance since 2005. As Active Trans’ Deputy Executive Director, Melody serves as a top-level thought leader and strategic manager in pursuit of Active Trans’ ambitious vision for the Chicago metro region: that all people in Chicagoland have access to a safe, seamless, convenient and connected transportation environment that is abundant with walking, bicycling and transit options. She also oversees Active Trans’ efforts to become a more equity-centered organization. Melody’s prior experience includes management of a diverse set of programs and projects in areas such as affordable housing, court monitoring and disability advocacy. She holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Communication from the University of Illinois at Chicago.