Michelle was born and raised in southeast Idaho. Post high school she worked for two summers at a private fishing club in Island Park, six years in the medical field as a dietitian assistant, and then as a receptionist in radiology. She then enjoyed working as a secretary at Idaho State University while earning her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education.
Her entire 20 year teaching career has been in kindergarten and she hopes to retire there.
Michelle is happily married and has a blended family of four sons and currently three grandchildren. Some of her other pleasures include; sewing, traveling to coastal areas, snorkeling and spending time at Bear Lake on her sail boat.