Currently she is an Association Services Assistant for Smith Moore & Associates. Michelle is
responsible for maintaining social media efforts, contributing to newsletters and publications, membership
database and client correspondence. She served as an Account Executive for Tehama Group
Communications, a student-managed PR agency, the president of Chico State’s chapter of International
Association of Business Communicators, and as an intern for the California Independent System Operators
where she gained experience in social media, event planning, media writing, community outreach, desktop
publishing and marketing. Michelle graduated from California State University, Chico, where she received
a bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in marketing.