Chenelle is a Research Assistant on the Healthcare and Insurance Team. Although a North Carolina native, Chenelle gained experience in the Texas legislature by working for Texas State Representative Ryan Guillen. During this legislative session, Chenelle also served as an intern for the University of Houston Government Relations team, where she worked directly with the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor and Texas lawmakers to advance priorities of the University and track developments on post-secondary education issues. After serving in the Legislature, Chenelle graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston with two masters degrees in Social Work and Public Policy. When she is not at work, Chenelle enjoys traveling, attending spoken word events, and spending quality time with her beloved pug, Nala.