Michelle is the associate coordinator with CSAP’s CAPT West Resource Team (West RT). In this role, she is responsible for providing training and technical assistance (T/TA) to the western region, comprised of 11 states, six Pacific jurisdictions, and seven SPF-funded tribes. Michelle collaborates with state and local prevention professionals, epidemiologists, evaluators, regional consultants, and other CAPT staff to support the use of evidence-based interventions to address substance abuse. Her expertise is grounded in over 20 years of prevention-related experiences working with schools, communities, and states. Michelle received her M.S. degree in counseling and human resource development from South Dakota State University. She is also a certified prevention specialist (CPS).