Michelle works with new and recurring projects and initiatives to enhance the capacity of communities to face environmental, social, and economic challenges. She has experience in mapping, extensive research, and both quantitative and qualitative data analysis. Michelle has experience conducting professional training including board development, customer service, and community engagement. She also has experience facilitating conversation to think strategically about future planning in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors. Michelle's research and program experience spans topics that include solid waste management and reduction, food insecurity, social justice, economic equity, transportation, and water and wastewater utility management. Michelle graduated with a Master of Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Wichita State University.