Melissa Boucher has spent nearly 15 years administering the day to day operations at the Brunswick County IDA. Additionally she serves as FOIA officer for the IDA and is a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Melissa’s hobbies include gardening and sharing her love of cooking, bass fishing in nearby lakes and rivers (won numerous bass tournaments as a touring pro back in the day!) and also has a passion for outdoor photography. She currently presides as Brunswick County’s Sweet Potato Queen for her award winning sweet potato truffles dipped in white chocolate and will defend her title at this year’s event. A lifelong resident of Brunswick County she resides in Freeman with her husband Mike of 35 years and their furry backyard friends.