Melinda L. Hogue, LCSW is in her second year as a part time instructor of Introduction to Social Work in the Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies department. She has over 27 years of Social Work experience in both direct practice and administration. She is currently the Chief of Social Work Service at VA Butler Healthcare, Butler, PA, where she administers clinical social work and pastoral care programs for Veterans and families across all eras of service. She is thrilled to share her experience and passion for the filed of Social Work with Westminster students. Melinda resides in Mercer county with her husband John. She has 2 adult sons, Dylan, a 2016 Westminster graduate, and Brady, a Westminster College sophomore.