Michelle Andahl | Vice President of Community Engagement and Military Relations

Michelle Andahl is Vice President of Community Engagement and Military Relations for the Platte Institute.

As a Nebraska resident for over 25 years, she comes to the Platte with three decades of working in local and state government, public policy development and advancement, and leading non-profit organizations. Her career includes previously acting as the President and CEO of the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, serving as the Governor Appointed Sarpy County Election Commissioner from 2017-2021, working as a staffer at the legislature, and running a fundraising consulting business here and in California.  She is a Bellevue University Alumni and studied Business Management and Leadership.

Michelle has a strong commitment to serving her community and volunteers with many local non-profits. She currently serves as an executive board officer for the Offutt Advisory Council, board member for the Salvation Army Omaha KROC Center Advisory Council, member of Kiwanis, member of the Bellevue Woman’s Club, and various other organizations.

Michelle has two sons, William and Andrew. William is a freshman at Purdue University in Indiana, with a double engineering major, and Andrew is a sophomore in high school at Bellevue West. The fur baby of the family is their 4-year-old West Highland Terrier, Henry, that pretty much runs the show. Michelle is a parishioner of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church. In her free time, she enjoys international travel and experiencing different cultures, flower gardening, and any activity that happens near or in a body of water.