Michel is from an invasive plant ecology and Extension background, and loves science writing and outreach as IAE’s Communications and Fundraising Coordinator. She coordinates event publicity, social media, fundraising, blogs and newsletters to engage followers of IAE’s work. Michel’s previous positions include instructor in the LBCC Horticulture Department, Earthfort soil biology educator, Oregon Ag in the Classroom outreach coordinator, and WSU Small Farms Program Research Associate. She received her M.S. from Montana State University, researching spotted knapweed ecology and management, and her BA in Biology (Botany specialization) and Environmental Conservation from University of Colorado at Boulder. She loves gardening, music, and hiking and boating with her family in the diverse Pacific Northwest outdoors.
Contact Michel at firstname.lastname@example.org, 541-753-3099 x 103