Environmental and sustainability professional focused on the importance of sustainability and remediation. Following a passion for environmental conservation and restoration by devoting time, energy and effort towards restoring and balancing the demands of the past and venturing into the future. Michelle conducts environmental assessment and planning work by contract and assistance with small businesses and Environmental consultants with observations, analysis and reports.
In-depth, ongoing experience with local Southern California and National agencies and organizations inclusive of various environmental conservation, zero waste, water quality monitoring, biological surveys and assessments, restoration, remediation, and resource management activities.
Advocate and volunteer for STEM education, literacy, youth outdoor outreach, environmental impact/stewardship and sustainable living. Avid hiker, diver, fitness enthusiast and traveler.
-Master’s of Science in International Environmental and Resource Management - Arizona State University, Ira School of Engineering
-Bachelor of Arts in International Business - University of Maryland at College Park
-Master’s Certificate in Environmental Management -University of Maryland, University College
-CEQA Practice Certification – UCSD – Focus on Urban Planning and CEQA Project Management – 2018
-OSHA HAZWOPER 40 Certified – Active – Inclusive of CERCLA, RCRA, CEQA, NEPA regulations
-Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP)
-ASTM Accredited ASTM E1527 – 13 Assessments Certification – Phase I project management and execution
-PADI Certified Advanced Underwater Diver
-Environmental Education Series – Columbia University