Our Executive Team

Jodi Melichar

Vice President of U.S. Operations

Jodi is responsible for the strategic oversight and management of the enrollment and advising and IT departments.  She joined the CAPA team in 2006, as the Manager of US Program Services.  Since then she has held a variety of leadership roles including Director of Pre Departure Services, and Vice President of Global Program Services.  Prior to joining CAPA, Jodi worked for STA Travel serving as a manager for The George Washington University and Boston University branch offices.  In addition to this 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 as well as her own travel, and experience as an international tour leader she learned firsthand the importance of through advising and pre-departure preparation to set the framework for a culturally rich and safe time abroad.