Jonathan Melgaard

Jonathan Melgaard

Advancement Assistant | Society of Fellows

Jonathan Melgaard has served as advancement assistant to the Society of Fellows (SOF) since March 2017.

Jonathan Melgaard has served as advancement assistant to the Society of Fellows (SOF) since March 2017. Through this role, he manages external communications and event logistics for the Aspen based SOF team. Jon holds a Bachelor of Science from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, with focuses in Nonprofit and Entrepreneurial management. Prior to joining the Institute, Jon served as a Fellow at a private family foundation in Fargo, North Dakota where he facilitated one of the nation’s largest youth grant making programs, and worked as the Entrepreneur in Residence for another Fargo-based philanthropist. In addition to working at the Aspen Institute, Jon is also a student at the Isaacson School for New Media where he studies videography and visual storytelling. An avid hiker, traveler, and former collegiate springboard diver, Jon is always up for an adventure and enjoys living in the heart of Colorado’s mountains.