The Constellation Consulting Team



Melissa Toledo-Ontiveros MA, MCJ, MPA work has included program development; developing a trauma informed whole family approach that leverages resources to meet families’ needs and goals. Melissa received a dual BA in Political Science and Sociology from UNM and Master's Degree in Family Therapy from U of P. Melissa’s leadership and experience comes from various positions in: case management, school counselor, mental & behavioral therapist, multi-systemic therapist, developmental and early childhood education, registered behavioral technician, and prevention program manager. After receiving a dual Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Criminal Justice from NMSU, she worked as a director of adult services for a DD Waiver program. She has also worked as a Health Promotion Program Manager for NM’s SW Region, providing support and assistance to Health Councils in eight counties. As a recent graduate from EMERGE New Mexico, Melissa worked as a field organizer, treasurer, and a community activist. Melissa is the NMPHA Co-President; her goal is to facilitate collaboration and partnership with NM’s State and Local Representatives, DOH, various state departments, NMSU, UNM, for profit and non-profit agencies; advocate for policy change and/or creation and ultimately help families and communities thrive in New Mexico.