Midwest Great Lakes Director
||Melanie E Drerup, ALEP, LE Fellow
Chief of Planning
Ohio Facilities Construction Commission
Joined Board: 2020
Term Expires: 2026
Ms. Drerup has a 30-year career in the planning and constructing educational facilities.
Since the inception of the Commission, Ms. Drerup has also worked on policy development for many programs administered by the OFCC. Ms. Drerup is involved in the development of the assessment and master planning process including web-based planning tools as well as the development and updating of the Ohio School Facilities Design Manual.
She is a Fellow of the A4LE and is an advocate for effective student-centered educational environments. She has completed the state of Ohio’s Certified Public Manager program and is accredited in the use of environmental design through the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) program.
She holds degrees in Construction Management and Architectural Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. In addition, she earned a Certificate in Educational Planning from San Diego State University.
She lives in Columbus, OH with her husband, Paul.