Melissa Streit has been a parish member and active volunteer at The Basilica for over 20 years. She was on The Basilica staff from 1997-2007 and returned to the staff in 2020 as the Director of Engagement. In her current role, Melissa works across programs and ministries to develop and implement strategies to increase parishioner volunteerism, leadership, and engagement. She previously worked at Jeremiah Program and the Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation. She lives in Minnetonka with her husband and son and enjoys cooking, baking, and crafts.