Canadian Walk For Veterans
Prince Albert, SK
Prince Albert Team Lead
Michelle’s beloved career in Corrections ended abruptly with a diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD/OSI) compounded with a diagnosis of Grave’s Disease as well as Thyroid Eye Disease. Her life’s direction resulted in numerous painful surgeries in Canada and at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, US. Through her varied experiences she has committed her life’s work to service and charity.
Michelle has been a Social Worker and Correctional Officer since receiving a Bachelor’s Degree at her Convocation in 1993. She has worked as a Mental Health Therapist and Counsellor on First Nations communities for over 20 years. She has been a support group leader for almost 4 years and is building a resilience retreat in Prince Albert for veterans and first responders. She's a mother of 3 adult children and wife of a Veteran who is also a Correctional Officer.