Rochelle has lived in the Washougal area since July 2006 and is currently a Director of Human Resources for a local aerospace & defense government contractor. Rochelle graduated from Eastern Oregon University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and has a Master's degree in Human Resource Management from Golden Gate University. Always one for seeking out to grow and learn, she is currently finishing up a Graduate certificate in Aerospace & Defense from the University of Oklahoma.
Rochelle was a Washougal Park Board Member for the past four years before being elected as Mayor. She also is the webmaster for Camas Washougal Community Chest, cofounder of the nonprofit Lunchmoney Indoor Skatepark here in Washougal, and previously was President and Marketing Chair of West Columbia Gorge Humane Society.