Chantelle joined the ICANN organization in July 2017, but has been working with ICANN as a contractor since in 2015. She currently holds the job title of SO/AC Collaboration Services Sr. Coordinator. She supports the work of the Business, Intellectual Property, and Internet Service Providers Constituencies.
Chantelle's professional background is focused on business, public policy, and community engagement. She is a return US Peace Corps Volunteer and received her Master's in International Studies and Conflict Resolution from the University of Queensland as a Rotary International Peace Fellow. Her research focused on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, looking at the role of women in decision-making and peace-making processes. She spent time working with the United Nations Development Programme on local initiatives as a part of her research. She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of California Davis.
In a volunteer capacity, she is active with Mediators Beyond Borders International and Toastmasters, having served in various leadership roles and as a community dialogue facilitator.