Michelle conducts seminars for corporations and non-profits on How to Give Effective Presentations and the Basics of Social Media: Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn, and How to Get Started. She has been active in Toastmasters since 2001 and holds the Distinguished Toastmaster Designation, DTM, educational level.
She is currently a Past District Governor for Toastmasters District 52, which includes over 100 clubs and 2,000 members from Downtown Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley and Santa Clarita Valley.
She is the Past Speakers Bureau Chair for Toastmasters District 52, and served as the International Director Chair for the Third Vice President, John Lau's visit to Los Angeles in May of 2010 from Malaysia. He will become President of Toastmasters International in 2012.
Michelle was awarded the Excellence in Education Award for her service as Lt. Governor of Education & Training for District 52.
She received the Excellence in Marketing Award from Toastmasters International for her work as the Lt. Governor of Marketing for District 52 where she started 11 clubs in the Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley area. www.district52.org
She is the co-founder of Toastmasters4Writers which has been a distinguished club since she started the club almost six years ago to help writers be better speakers about their work. tm4w.freetoasthost.com/index.html
Michelle is the Past President of the Women’s National Book Association, Los Angeles Chapter. http://www.wnba-books.org/la/
She is the Executive Director for the Universal City North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. www.noho.org