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 and supports the work of the Business, Intellectual Property, and Internet Service Providers Constituencies (Commercial Stakeholder Group).
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 (Australia) 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 in the South Pacific on local initiatives as a part of her research. She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of California Davis (USA).
In a volunteer capacity, Chantelle is currently a 2019 ambassador for the Institute for Economics and Peace; and active with Mediators Beyond Borders International and Toastmasters, having served in various leadership roles, and volunteers as a community dialogue facilitator in the greater Los Angeles area.