Michelle Mackay joined the Board of Directors in 2010, where she serves on the Development and Nominating committees. As an FSHD patient, she is eager to help advance the Society in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to joining the Board, Michelle has had a career in the travel industry in Australia and in the U.K. The Australian native received a degree in communication from Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, NSW, and in fine arts from Newcastle University, Central Coast NSW.
Michelle volunteers for several charitable organizations in Michigan where she now lives; she serves on the boards of the Food Bank of South Central Michigan (Kalamazoo) and the Gilmore Car Museum (near Battle Creek). Michelle and her husband David have two daughters.