Leading for Community Impact Facilitator
With a strong passion for teaching and mentoring others, Michelle brings more than 15 years of training and leadership. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Raised in Northern Santa Barbara County, Michelle has a strong commitment to this Community and is highly connected. As the Executive Director of Children’s Resource & Referral for the past 7 years and as an Instructor at Allan Hancock College, Michelle has been immersed with first-hand knowledge of the strengths, challenges and needs of the Community. As an active leader Michelle is a member of the Santa Barbara County Child Care Planning Council where she is a Steering Council Member and Strategic Planning and Needs Assessment Committee Member. Michelle is most proud of her commitment to her professional and family work-life balance where she has a full career, a supportive husband and 5 beautiful children.