Our Executive Team

Jodi Melichar

Vice President of U.S. Operations

Jodi joined the CAPA team in 2006 and oversees the Global Program Services department which encompasses enrollment services, pre-departure advising, and global program and student services.

Jodi’s passion for international experiential education was sparked during a semester abroad in India where she conducted independent research projects on Leprosy and nutrition. Prior to joining the CAPA team, she worked for STA Travel serving as a manager for The George Washington University and Boston University branch offices, and she spent four years leading tours in India, Nepal, and Vietnam for Intrepid Travel, an Australian based adventure travel company. Through her studies in India, her own travels, and experience serving as an international tour leader, Jodi learned firsthand the importance of thorough pre-departure advising and in country orientation and support to set the framework for a culturally rich and safe time abroad.