Michelle Horton

Communications Manager

Michelle Horton leads communications for Water in the West and Stanford's Program on Water, Health and Development. Previously, she worked as an external relations manager at the Stanford Center on Food Security and the Environment, served as an internal communications coordinator at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and supported environmental grant-making at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and Compton Foundation.

Michelle holds a BS in Ecology and Systematic Biology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, a BS in Journalism from San Jose State University and a MA in Environmental Journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno.