Michelle has worked part-time for WEST since 1999, though her association with WEST began in 1992 while working for one of WEST's original clients. As a biometrician with WEST, Michelle has primarily been involved with data management and the preparation of data for analysis, designing and managing our original wind power databases.
A self described anal retentive, Michelle excels at quality control and the cleanup and management of messy data. Michelle more recently has been conducting data analyses for project managers. These include bootstrap resampling, survival analyses, linear modeling, and distance sampling in addition to more basic statistical analyses. Michelle has training in sampling and experimental design in addition to multivariate, time series, analysis of variance, regression, and categorical data analyses.
Michelle lives in Laramie with her husband Peter, daughter Maya, and dog Dakota. She spends her free time mothering, skiing, mountain biking, gardening, backpacking and fishing.