Program Manager, Autism Services
In 1991, she was introduced to Special Olympics participants which completely changed her life and inspired her to pursue a clinical career. Prior to joining Easterseals Hawaii, she facilitated a 10-bed residential program with Easterseals Arkansas and managed an adult day program with Easterseals Southern California. Having worked in the field of developmental disabilities and mental health for over two decades, Michelle is a consummate advocate for the dignity, equality, and independence of those we serve.
Michelle is a mother to beautiful daughters and a fur baby named Makana. She loves the water and nature, and calls Hawaii home. Her motto is ‘be good – do good’ and she strives to achieve both in her personal and professional life.