Member at Large – Michelle Fargher
Michelle was raised in Auburn, Washington and lived in New York, Colorado and Oregon before returning to her home state in 2017. She holds a B.A. in Business Administration (Marketing/Music) and a Certificate in Public Health Sciences. Michelle has amassed 15 years of experience at several universities in the areas of marketing, development, community engagement, program management and event planning. She enjoys exploring local restaurants and breweries, running trails, Olympic-style weightlifting and attending arts and sports events.
Michelle joined NAMI Pierce to help provide families and people directly facing mental illness with the education and connections needed to achieve their full potential in life. She lived with a loved one impacted by mental illness and wants to support those in a similar position in her community.