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Michelle Sarti

Elected June 2010
NOLS Courses: 1997 Rock Climbing, 2010 23-and-Over Brooks Range Backpacking

michelle sartiMichelle is a native of Marin County, California. In 1993, she graduated from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. In 1997, she obtained a JD from University of San Francisco Law School. After law school, Michelle worked as an assistant district attorney for the County of Contra Costa doing criminal prosecution and trial work. She then went to work with her family’s theatre business, Century Theatres, as in- house counsel. In this position, she practiced both real estate transactional law, defense litigation, and dealt with a broad range of legal issues. Michelle is currently an active volunteer at her children’s school.

In 2001, Michelle became a full-time mom. She has three children, Edward, Roan, and Eve. Michelle loves to spend time outdoors hiking, running, and swimming. She also enjoys traveling with her family and for NOLS. Recent trips include Telluride, CO, Hawaii, Vermont, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Bend, Oregon, London, Florence, Paris, Amsterdam, and most recently, Fairbanks, Alaska, where she participated in a NOLS Brooks Range Backpacking course. Michelle served as a member of the NOLS Advisory Council from 2006–2010.

Board of Trustees Profiles in Alphabetical Order …

James B. Barnes
Caroline B. Burnett
Susan E. Chamberlin

David W. Cohen
Isobel Coleman
Howard P. Colhoun
Joan K. Chitiea
Duncan N. Dayton

Jay Jacobs
Donald M. Kendall
Fred J. Kleisner

Jonathan Kleisner

Peter J. Levine
Douglas S. Luke

Homer L. Luther

Diana L. McCargo
Cynthia A. Pierce
Marc B. Randolph

Monica Rimai
Michelle S. Sarti

Michael Schmertzler

Edward M. Schmults

Gene R. Tremblay

Scouting the right path through pristine and fragile tundra is the perfect place for students to practice their Leave No Trace skills. Brooks Range, Alaska
Photo: TC Rammelkamp
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