Site Director - Pomona, CA


 
Michelle McKinlay (in right of photo) with community member during Community Center Program.

Michelle McKinlay (in right of photo) with community member during Community Center Program.

 
 

Michelle McKinlay is the Site Director of Project Horseshoe Farm’s newest location in Pomona, California.  Michelle was born and raised in Enumclaw, WA, a rural community southeast of Seattle. She received her B.A. in Public Health with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently a graduate student at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health where she will be completing her Master’s in Public Health in Epidemiology in May 2020. 

 Michelle is passionate about community involvement, health equity, and supporting the health and quality of life of vulnerable people.  After college, Michelle served as a Fellow at Project Horseshoe Farm for two years, taking on the role of Senior Fellow during her second year.  She has also served in multiple other leadership roles including as the captain of the Cal cheerleading team, as an ORISE Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and as a student council representative for the Emory Epidemiology Department.

Michelle is excited about the Pomona community and the many wonderful community partners in the initiative. She is looking forward to working with these partners and becoming part of the Pomona community.