Michele is the Regional District of East Kootenay General Manager of Development & Protective Services. She moved to Cranbrook from Saskatchewan in 1991. Michele believes in giving back to the community and joined the CFKR Board in 2015. She also volunteers with the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club, was a key leadership volunteer with the hugely successful Hungry For Life fundraiser, and served as a Board Member with the Key City Theatre. Michele loves to travel, but, when at home, her happy place is kayaking the Kootenay’s beautiful lakes or enjoying a magnificent meal prepared by her husband, Ray.