Michelle is a Registered Social Worker with the North Bay Regional Health Centre, Mental Health Clinic. She holds a Master of Social Work from Laurentian University and has an avid interest in maternal/child mental health and has been involved in multiple micro, mezzo and macro level initiatives focusing on perinatal mental health. Michelle has an active interest in union and labour issues, which has been strongly influenced by her work overseas. Michelle is an active member of the Rotary Club of Nipissing, holding a variety of positions on the Board of Directors. She is a wife and a proud mother of two beautiful children.