District 2

Melisa W. Giovannelli, District 2Melisa W. Giovannelli, District 2

Elected November 2016
Re-elected November 2020
Term Expires November 2024


Present Occupation:

  • Licensed Real Estate Sales Person
  • Lee County School District, School Board Member, District 2


  • Native Resident of Lee County
  • Riverdale High School Graduate
  • Married
  • Two daughters – one attending and one graduate of Lee County Schools

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Member of Vineyard Christian Fellowship
  • Fort Myers Republican Women’s Club
  • Lee County Republican Executive Committee
  • Lee Republican Women Federated
  • National Association for Women “Now”
  • League of Women’s Voters
  • African American Network
  • Businesspeople United for Political Action Committee “BUPAC”


  • Florida Real Estate License, Ed Klopfer School of Real Estate
  • Paralegal Certification, Barry University

Professional Experience:

  • Riverside Realty Group, LLC., Real Estate Sales
  • Heppel Realty, Inc., Real Estate Sales
  • Titanium Solutions, Home Retention Consultant
  • Richardson Homes, Real Estate Sales
  • Realty Executives of Fort Myers, Real Estate Sales
  • Niemann Homes/Nieman Wolter Development, Real Estate Sales
  • Circlepix, Virtual Real Estate Photographer
  • Gartner Group, Sales Support & Billing Representative
  • Uttley Psychiatric Consulting, P.A., Office Manager
  • Goldberg, Goldstein and Buckely, P.A., Legal Assistant
  • United States District Court - Middle District, Fort Myers Division
  • United States Bankruptcy Court Middle District, Tampa Division
  • United States District Court – Middle District, Tampa Division

Community Committees and or Affiliations:

  • Edison Festival of Lights Board Member
  • Blessings in a Backpack
  • Education First
  • Foreign Exchange Program Host Family
  • Blankets & Blessings

Lee County School Board Liaison / Present Positions:

  • Curriculum Advisory Committee
  • FSBA Board of Directors (Alternate)
  • Learning for Life, Inc.
  • School Health Advisory