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Melanie Cohn

Sr Director, Regional Policy & Government Affairs

Melanie manages and implements Biocom California’s regional policy agendas in San Diego, Los Angeles, and the Bay Area. She proactively lobbies public officials to advance the interests of our members and ensure consideration for the life science industry in new and existing regulations.

Prior to Biocom California, Melanie managed government-community relations for San Diego nonprofits and worked in the local office of a State Assembly Member from 2005 until 2009. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with minors in Art History and Sociology, from the University of California, San Diego.

Personal Interests:

  • Street art
  • Beer & cheese pairings
  • Trying anything (at least once)