Vice President

Education: B.A., Bethel College; MSPH, University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Michelle has helped local governments maximize public opinion for more than twenty years. She is a thought-leader in the field of survey research and evaluation, and has written numerous books and articles on the subject. As a resident survey expert, she travels the country to speak professionally and lead workshops about resident surveys, local government employee surveys, strategic planning and more.

What Made You Want To Work For NRC?

I have worked for NRC since its inception. I followed Tom from the City of Boulder because I believed in his vision to create a company that could improve the quality of communities across the nation.

What Was Your Favorite Cartoon As A Kid?

Probably Johnny Quest. I watched Land of the Lost religiously but am still terrified of the Sleestack.

Your House Is On Fire. Which Three Things Do You Take?

My two children and my dog. This assumes that my husband could “take” himself.

What’s Your Favorite Thing About Working For NRC?

The people, the flow of ideas, the energy.

Personal Motto Or Quote:

If you want to improve your understanding, drink coffee. Sir James Mackintosh