Melissa Kinsel, Outreach Coordinator
A Lake County resident since 2004, Melissa Kinsel has a family history in Lake County dating back to the 1930s. Although a native of Washington State, Melissa was raised mainly in the Bay Area, and graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BBS in Marketing. Melissa’s professional background includes hospitality sales and marketing, as well as experience in development, philanthropy, and marketing for a local hospital. Melissa loves Lake County for its glorious landscapes, outdoor recreational opportunities, and close-knit sense of community. While raising her two daughters and son with her husband, Jim Kinsel, DDS, she spends lots of time volunteering at the school and attending kids’ sports activities. Melissa, a marathon runner and triathlete, is also a member of the Lake County Board of Education and a founder of Tri Uplifting Mindfulness Triathlon. She teaches yoga and fitness training to stay healthy and balanced, believes in the power of togetherness, and is thrilled to be a part of the Lake County Land Trust team.