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Director of Water Management

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Michelle Hatcher

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Michelle Hatcher graduated from the University of Central Florida in Environmental Engineering and began her career in Los Angeles, California.  She worked in Libby, Montana before settling in Nashville.  She is a Professional Engineer in Tennessee and began work for the City in 2013 as the Assistant Director of Policy and Planning for the Water Management Department.  During her time as the Assistant Director, she assisted with communications with TDEC and the capital projects related to the population growth of Franklin.  In July 2017 she was promoted to the Water Management Director position.  Michelle is active in both the Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Association and the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the technical water quality professional organizations.  Her passion is water education and awareness and looks to engage the next generation of students/operators to thrive the industry on the importance of this valuable resource.   

Michelle has 3-year-old twins that keep her constantly busy, in addition to two dogs.  She enjoys mountain biking and running in her spare time and has run several half marathons and marathons. 



Contact Michelle at 615.794.4554