WaterSHED – Michelle Cangelosi

Mark Sobsey
Michelle Cangelosi – Partnership Development Manager

Michelle Cangelosi joined the WaterSHED team in November 2012 as the Partnership Development Manager. Michelle has dedicated 10 years of her career to forging public-private partnerships and restructuring programs to increase their effectiveness. Prior to joining WaterSHED, she served as the deputy director of the Miccosukee Tribe’s International and Intergovernmental Affairs Office, director of the Private Sector Initiatives Office at the US Peace Corps, and executive director to the US Department of the Interior’s Take Pride in America program. In these positions she developed outreach and communications strategies to ensure collaboration by parties of influence and managed all internal operations to create premier programs with improved outcomes.

Prior to her time at the Department of the Interior, Michelle was a federal coordinator for the State of Florida where she served as a liaison between Congress, federal agencies, and national organizations on issues related to natural resources and growth management. Michelle obtained her MS in environmental engineering sciences and a BS in zoology, both from the University of Florida.

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