Melissa Bowman is Director of Media and Public Relations for the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. The arts have always been an important part of her life, and she is honored to serve on the Arts Council of Montgomery board. She began dancing at age three and also began painting and drawing at a young age. She still devotes much of her spare time to dancing and choreography and also enjoys creating original designs that she hand paints on both decorative and functional objects. She has sold her work at local shows and has also donated many pieces to philanthropic organizations to assist with fundraising. In addition to the Arts Council of Montgomery, Melissa also serves on the boards of several other community organizations. She is married to Scott Bowman, Drama Director at the Montgomery Academy.