Michelle is the former Director of Policy to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, where she led a team responsible for providing strategic advice to the minister to ensure policy initiatives aligned with the goals and mandate of the government. She oversaw the movement of all policy items through an approvals process into successful implementation. She also fine-tuned her skills in developing and managing relationships with stakeholders to ensure policy initiatives aligned with the goals and mandate of the government. Prior to becoming the Director of Policy at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Michelle served as the caucus liaison between the Minister and the members of provincial parliament.
Michelle holds a Master of Arts in Political Science from York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Carleton University.