Michael is a proud alumni of the Katherine Harvey Fellows cohort 7 program and is eager for his role as board member. He currently serves as the board chair for the 19th District Agricultural Association (Earl Warren Showgrounds) and previously served on the board of directors for The United Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County. Professionally, he has spent the last 15 years working at Santa Barbara City College in a variety of roles, currently serving as the Director of Admissions & Records. In addition, Michael also teaches part-time in the Department of Communication at SBCC. Michael was born and raised in Carpinteria, CA and currently resides in Goleta.