Michelle Rapp grew up in a rural community near the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. She graduated from Oklahoma State University with a BS in Landscape Architecture and an emphasis in Environmental Planning. She worked at Fallingwater one summer and wants to support the local communities she enjoyed while working there. Michelle is interested in building stronger communities through sustainable economic development and stewardship of natural and cultural resources. In her free time, Michelle enjoys hiking, drawing, photography and meeting new people.