Michelle is excited to join the Blue Zones Project Mendocino team as our Sr. Event & Office Specialist. Raised in Mendocino County, she is excited to give back to her community by creating a healthy environment by making healthy choices easy ones.

Prior to joining Blue Zones Project Mendocino, Michelle served as the Community Engagement and Coalition Coordinator for the Tobacco Prevention Program, supporting local tobacco prevention initiatives. She has also worked for Children and Family Services in Ventura County, and Northern Circle Indian Housing Authority managing the Rental and Emergency Assistance Programs for Native communities. For the past 10 years Michelle has continued her journey by following her purpose of helping people to become happy, healthy individuals with a balanced lifestyle.