Sam Melden, 35, grew up in the Toledo area and currently lives in West Toledo with his wife Lindsey and their three young daughters. Sam has built his career in leadership roles with various non-profit organizations, including as the Executive Director of Food for Thought, Executive Director of the Servant Leadership Center, and Director of Growth and Advancement for Leadership Toledo. Currently Sam serves as the Director of Strategic Engagement for The Ability Center of Toledo.
Sam has never been shy about hard work and solving problems, and service to our community is in his DNA. He’s committed to safe, strong, and sustainable neighborhoods. Sam will make you proud to call District 5 your home.