Shanelle is a graduate of NC State University with a Master of Science Degree in Family Life and Youth Development, with concentrations in Youth Development Leadership and Volunteer Management & Administration. Shanelle received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Oglethorpe University, Atlanta GA.
Shanelle has a lifelong career and passion for working with youth and empowering them with the resources necessary to be whole, productive, contributing members of society. Her career has spanned a cross-section of industry, working or volunteering in schools, out-of-school-time programs, nonprofits, and healthcare. Her career has afforded her the opportunity to work in Raleigh, NC, Atlanta GA, and Hyderabad, India.
Shanelle joined the City of Hopewell team in December of 2016 as the Office on Youth Coordinator. In this role, she will cultivate opportunities to meet the needs of youth and provide cohesion between all stakeholders.