Amelia (Amy) Michaels was born and raised in Sandusky County on a small family farm where her family raises beef cattle, along with grain farming. She was home-educated through high school and was a very active participant in the Sandusky County 4-H program for over 10 years.
Amy began her journey with OSU Extension when she attended The Ohio State Agriculture Technical Institute in Wooster, Ohio before transferring to Columbus, where she has majored in Community Leadership in Extension Education, with a minor in Psychology.
Amy’s previous experience include working as a student research assistant for the Kirwan Institute for Race and Ethnicity; the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC); and most recently, as the Program Assistant for Dr. Julie Fox, with strategic Initiatives and Urban Engagement, and as the 4-H Program Assistant in Sandusky County.
In her free time, Amy enjoys trivia, kayaking, crafting, and spending time with her Australian Shepherd, named Wesley.