Bouyer graduated from the University of Montevallo in 1997 with a degree in Speech Pathology and Human Services. She is the program director for the Bridge Builders Foundation. In 2007, Bouyer was named to the Lipscomb City Council, but had to resign due to residency issues.
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- Williams, Roy (August 26, 2008) "Melanie Bouyer wins Lipscomb mayor's race, ousting Mayor Deborah Miller." Birmingham News