With 18 years of experience at Michigan’s Children, Michele has created numerous opportunities for local advocates to become better informed about children’s issues and communicate effectively with local, state, and federal level policymakers. Michele has been a leader in statewide initiatives focused on improving life outcomes for children and youth by improving their educational and life options, and building public support for policy and practice that sustain those options. She has spent her professional career creating and supporting opportunities for young people, caregivers, and service providers to share their challenges and recommendations directly with elected officials.
A graduate of Reed City High School, Michele received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. She lives in Lansing with her husband, Tom, and their three children Jacob, Andrew, and Sarah.
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