Michelle joined the University of Maryland Extension-Garrett County as a Program Assistant/4-H Educator in 2018. Michelle was born and raised in Southern California where she participated in 4-H and FFA. She moved to Maryland in 1997. Michelle's background includes being a 4-H organizational leader since 2007 for the Finzel 4-H Club and owning a riding stable where she gave lessons to numerous children and adults. She brings to our organization a passion for 4-H and working with youth, as well as, knowledge of riding and training horses.