Template:Notability Melanie Ransom is a consultant, research analyst, and former dance instructor. She was a co-founder of the Free Wheel Blue Bike Society, and has served as president of Citizens for Safe Cycling in Ottawa. She supported a smoking ban in 2000.
Ransom received 1,402 votes (2.79%) in the 2003 election. The winner was Phil McNeely of the Ontario Liberal Party. She supported Tom Manley's bid for the party leadership in 2004. As of 2006, Ransom is the Chair of the Green Party of Canada.