Michelle began her career in this industry in 2000 working as a seasonal surveillance technician at Delta Vector Control District in Visalia. In 2017 she was hired here at the District, as the Operations Director. She manages the day-to-day operations, head of surveillance and public relations. Michelle covers all 562 miles of our District.
Michelle grew up in Visalia where she graduated from Mt. Whitney High School and graduated from Chapman University. She served in the US Air Force before beginning her career at Tulare Mosquito Abatement District. She holds a State of California Department of Public Health Vector Control Technician Certification in all 4 categories. She is a member of Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California, The American Mosquito Control Association and Society For Vector Ecology.