Michelle joined ICANN in July 2012 and currently holds the position of Board Content Coordination Director. She is responsible for managing projects and activities for ICANN's 20-person global Board of Directors. A key component of her portfolio consists of directing and driving the complex information flow for the ICANN Board to enable its efficient and effective operation.
Prior to joining ICANN, Michelle served as a Managing Director at Prime Policy Group from 2009-2012 and Vice President at Timmons and Company from 2004-2009, two bipartisan lobbying firms in Washington, D.C. Before that, she served as a legislative assistant to former Congressman Cal Dooley (D-CA) from 1999-2004. In 1998, she assisted in the White House office of Presidential Scheduling and Advance under the Clinton administration.
Michelle has extensive experience in Washington working on a wide range of legislative issues for clients in various sectors.
She graduated cum laude from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a degree in Business Administration and Political Science.