Melissa Bruno is the Public Affairs Specialist for OPTrust, one of the Canada's largest pension funds. Melissa has many years experience advocating for a green, healthy and equitable city. Having worked politically at all levels of government, Melissa has a proven track record of successfully managing strategic issue-based campaigns that shape our public policy across all tiers. Melissa began her career working for the late Jack Layton, former leader of Canada’s NDP. She was also chief of staff to the Deputy Leader of Ontario’s NDP. Melissa brings her political experience to help TEA build a greener city for all.