Van Ness Main Street welcomes Michelle Pourciau, our newest Board Member.
Michelle is the newly appointed Executive Director of External Affairs for the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). As Executive Director of External Affairs, Michelle is responsible for Outreach in areas including Legislative, Community, Communications, Marketing, Events, Fundraising and Alumni Affairs. Prior to joining UDC, she successfully opened and operated Engineering Offices and Practices for companies doing business in Washington, DC and the Mid-Atlantic Region. Michelle brings over 20 years of government experience to her work at UDC, having her government career culminate as Director of the District of Columbia Department of Transportation. Michelle has undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan and Howard University and studied at the Kennedy School of Government. In addition to representing the University of the District of Columbia on the VNMS board, she is a long time neighbor to the Van Ness community.