Michelle has been actively involved with the Capricornia Catchments committee since its inception in 2002 and currently holds the position of President. As well as juggling family and work, she willingly volunteers substantial hours to being involved with the organisation.
She runs her own consulting business, 3M Endeavours. Michelle is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD), and has qualifications in Environmental Science, Health & Safety and Workplace Training. She has extensive NRM, Environmental, Health & Safety, Commercial and Community Consultation experience.
In 2013 Michelle was appointed to the Emerald Agriculture College Board and in 2016 appointed to the Board of Queensland Water and Land Carers Inc (QWALC) 2016. She is involved with several community organisations in a volunteer capacity including Emu Park Surf Lifesaving Club and the Wycarbah & District Landcare Group. Michelle is involved with her family’s cattle properties located near the upper reaches of the Fitzroy River.
With 30 years experience in the Landcare movement and industrial development (mining and power generation), Michelle is able to strengthen the Management Committee’s planning and decision-making capacity through her diversity of skills and practical experiences.