Melody has been with Eagle Forum of Alabama part – time since March of 2008. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UAB with a Major in Health Education and Minor in Psychology. A conservative from a young age, she became increasingly involved in public policy after college. She volunteered in local campaigns, attended Eagle Forum functions and supported other conservative causes. Melody served as a Policy Analyst with the Alabama Policy Institute and Administrative Assistant to former Jefferson County Commissioner Bettye Fine Collins prior to coming to Eagle Forum of Alabama. She served as a member of the Jefferson County Republican Party, and its Steering Committee, and also the Alabama Republican Assembly. She served as a member of the Alabama Republican Party’s Resolutions Committee. In 2004, Melody was elected an Alternate Delegate to the Republican National Convention in New York.
Melody is married to Michael Ciamarra. They have one son, Reagan. In addition to working with Eagle Forum of Alabama, she homeschools him and cares for her extended family.