Board of Directors

Melanie Storms, PsyD

Dr. Melanie Storms, Psy.D.Dr. Storms is currently serving as the Vice President for Saint Leo WorldWide at Saint Leo University. In that role she is responsible for oversight of the University’s 40+ off-campus educational centers as well as their Center for Online Learning.

She has served in a leadership capacity in higher education for nearly 15 years. Prior to joining Saint Leo, she held a variety of roles including College Vice President, Campus President, Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Dean, and Program Chair. She has extensive experience with both programmatic and regional accreditation, having shepherded programs through APA, CACREP, CSWE and CCNE accreditation as well as participating in the HLC reaffirmation process.

As a university administrator, she has worked both with traditional graduate student populations, as well as adult learners at the graduate and undergraduate levels in both campus-based and online settings. Prior to joining the academe, she served in a variety of administrative roles within mental health organizations including Director of a partial hospitalization program and Manager of Clinical Services at a large community mental health center.

Dr. Storms earned her BS in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and her master’s and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology.