adamAdam Mellion

Senior Analyst

As a Senior Analyst in the Sacramento office, Adam Mellion provides research support for complex public affairs and issue management projects. Adam has experience in a variety of policy areas, including natural resources conservation, environmental protection and transportation.


Before joining Forward Observer, Adam worked as a Research Analyst at LexisNexis, assisting clients by tracking federal and state legislation and regulation related to environmental protection, health care and telecommunications. He also served as Research Assistant to a Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace, where he helped write, edit, and translate a book about international post-conflict reconciliation.

Adam holds an M.A. from Georgetown University and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Rhode Island with a B.A. in political science. He is a California transplant by way of Rhode Island, Washington, D.C., and rural Madagascar, where he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer.