Michele FettingProgram Manager
Michele is the Program Manager at the Breathe Project where she supports strategic campaigns to improve air quality and protect communities from air pollution, gas drilling and petrochemical development. She has more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, including work on campaigns and policies to protect U.S. farmland, the Florida Everglades and Gulf Coast, air and water quality and endangered wildlife. She has a deep commitment to environmental justice and building a clean energy economy. Michele co-authored The Challenge of the Environmental City: A Pittsburgh Case Study, a chapter in the book Toward Sustainable Communities (MIT Press). Her work has been published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Naples Daily News, the Philadelphia Inquirer, GoWorldTravel, American Birding and NEXTpittsburgh. Michele has a degree in Journalism from Ohio State University and a Master’s in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Climate Institute, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, P3R/Pittsburgh Marathon, Friends of the Riverfront and FracTracker Alliance. She can often be found running the trails or paddling the rivers around Pittsburgh.