Melinee’ Cody, CPP is the CEO/Payroll Consultant for Mel Payroll Service, LLC. Having over 33 years of experience in the area of payroll, and accounting including having worked 15 years as Director and Support and Training with PenSoft a payroll software developing company. Currently an active member of the American Payroll Association at the national, statewide, and local levels since 2003. At the national level, serves on the committees for American Payroll Association (APA) Board of Advisor, Chapter Mentor Program, APA Government Relations Task Force (GRTF) Subcommittees IRS Issues, Child Support & Other Garnishments, Payroll Cards, and State and Local Topics (S.A.L.T), Volunteer Hotline Referral Service, Nomination and Election Committee. In addition to serving on the APA’s Education Grant Committee, and Chapter Recognition Committee and Certification Item Development. Received a Meritorious Award in 2012 and APA Special Recognition Award in 2017 for her commitment and years of service to these organizations.