Michele is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the National Aboriginal Trust Officers Association (NATOA). Anishinaabe/Bear Clan, Michele has been a part of the organization since its inception in 2006 and has played an integral role in the growth of NATOA as a result of her 14 years of experience in marketing and sales.
Stewarding relationships between the private sector and Indigenous charities, she has collaborated with various Indigenous communities and corporate groups to strengthen the awareness of capacity building in communities. Driven by a passion for community, cultural awareness & tradition, Michele also volunteers her time and knowledge by assisting with local events within Indigenous communities across Ontario.
Michele currently resides in Toronto, Ontario with her husband and three children
Michele Young-Crook, Chief Operating Officer