Melchee Johnson

Senior Donor Services Officer

About Melchee

Melchee Johnson, Senior Donor Services Officer, manages the Foundation’s Donor Services area, overseeing day-to-day fundholder assistance, Scholarships, and special projects and events for donors. She joined the Foundation in September 2013 after a long stint at UNC-Chapel Hill, where she held positions at University Development, Carolina Performing Arts, and the Morehead-Cain Foundation. She founded and was the coordinator for the UNC Black Women Professionals Network from 2002-2004.

Melchee is a lifelong Tar Heel and proud UNC alumnus, having received her B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication/Public Relations in 1994. She is a Leadership Triangle Goodmon Fellow, and is a previous board member of the Compass Center for Women and Families (formerly The Women’s Center of Chapel Hill). She founded PRAISE!Magazine, a Christian literary publication, and was its publisher from 1996-2003. She continues the enjoyment of writing through New Day, a faith blog she launched in January 2015.

Outside of work, Melchee enjoys time spent with family and friends, binge-watching Netflix and Hulu shows, and blogging and reading. She and her husband call the Triangle home.

Ways Melchee gives back:

  1. Church ministry participation
  2. Monetarily to favorite charities
  3. Joining family for volunteer opportunities in the community

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Jeremiah 29:11

Melchee’s Hobbies

Watching old TV shows