Member of the Year

Headshot_MelissaGrahamMelissa Graham, RPA, Senior Property Manager for Jones Lang LaSalle, was honored as BOMA Southwest Region Member of the Year during the organization’s 2017 regional conference, held March 30 thru April 1, 2017, in Dallas, Texas.

A BOMA Fort Worth member since 1990, Melissa has proven to be Melissa has proven to be a dedicated and committed member of the association. Her volunteer work has been extensive, taking on tasks at the local, state and international levels. Some highlights of Melissa’s service include:

  • Revived BOMA Fort Worth’s Government Affairs Committee and assisted in establishing a local Political Action Committee (PAC) for BOMA Fort Worth;
  • Establishing contacts with Downtown Fort Worth Inc. (DFWI) and representing BOMA Fort Worth on the Design Review Board;
  • Serving as a Board member for BOMA Fort Worth and the Southwest Region, most recently as the Southwest Region President in 2015;
  • Participating on committees at the local, state and international levels, including serving as a TOBY Judge on all three levels;
  • Attending over 20 international and over 15 regional conferences.

While Melissa’s list of accomplishments is impressive, true leadership extends beyond the tasks we perform as volunteers and includes certain intangible character traits. For Melissa, these traits are a strong work ethic, dedication and integrity. Melissa is a known leader and mentor within the BOMA Fort Worth community and among her peers at Jones Lang LaSalle.