Melanie Young

Digital Specialist

  • Staff
  • Butler Institute for Families

Professional Biography

Melanie loves to use her creative nature to impact lives and make the world a better place. Specializing in digital communications and social media, Melanie is excited to use new technologies to expand the Butler Institute’s digital reach to strengthen its messaging.

Melanie joins the Butler Institute team after spending three and a half years in the fast-paced world of politics as the communications assistant/executive assistant for the Colorado Democratic Party. While working with the Colorado Democrats, she managed and grew their social media pages by implementing strategic digital planning and creating original content, developed weekly newsletters, and led action-based email campaigns to engage constituents.

In her free time, Melanie enjoys spending her weekends dancing the night away at Denver's many music venues or escaping to the Colorado mountains with her husband.


BA, University of Utah