After graduating from Illinois State, Michele earned her Master of Public Health in 2003. Michele has spent her career working with various nonprofit organizations, including 14 years at the Arthritis Foundation. Michele is currently the Associate Director of Advocacy and Access for the National Eczema Association, where she works on state and federal patient access issues with NEA Ambassadors and volunteers.
During her time at Illinois State, Michele was a member of the Student Alumni Council, the Peer Education Program and Eta Sigma Gamma. She continues to stay involved with Illinois State sharing her wisdom and passion with students in the Health Education Program, participating in mock legislative meetings, and serving on the Health Education Advisory Board. She also became an alumna initiate of Alpha Omicron Pi Women's Fraternity, Beta Nu Chapter at Illinois State.
She serves on the Alumni Association board of directors' Redbird Prime and awards committees. Michele served as the 2017-2018 board president. She can be reached at email@example.com.