Michelle Rothenbecker

Michelle Rothenbecker

County Council, At-Large, Luzerne County, PA

2023 Endorsement

Michelle (she/her) is a politician who breaks the mold with her unconventional looks and approach to politics. Although Michelle's tattoos, facial piercing, and multicolored hair set her apart from the typical politician, it's her passion for grassroots movements that truly defines her.

Michelle is a two-time graduate from Western Governors University, with a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Education in Instructional Design. In 2021, Michelle founded Ruby Run LLC, a small educational consulting company, after working as an executive for an online education company. With her experience in managing budgets, modernizing operating procedures, and leading teams, Michelle aims to build a collaborative and effective government.

Michelle is deeply concerned about the high poverty rates in Luzerne County and is committed to investing in programs to help those who need it most. As a nature-lover, Michelle frequently explores the beautiful natural spaces in Luzerne County with her husband and rescue dog. She believes that the County Council needs to prioritize environmental protection and do more to safeguard the region's natural treasures.

Michelle's passion for making a difference in her community and her unique perspective make her an exceptional politician. Her election to public office would pave the way for a more diverse and inclusive government that benefits all Luzerne County residents.