Disability Law Colorado is a nonprofit organization protecting the human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities and older people. As Colorado’s Protection and Advocacy System, Disability Law Colorado has authority under federal law to gain access to facilities and records in order to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect. Michele serves on the Board of Directors and the Investment Committee.
Western Pension & Benefits Council was founded in 1954 to educate, promote information, and foster sound principles of benefit plan governance within the industry. Michele served on the Board of Directors for the Denver Chapter for six years, including as the Joint Programs Chair with the Governing Board.
Keepers of the Rock is an all-volunteer group that adopted the Town’s namesake Rock Park in hopes of making significant improvements to the area. In her seventh year as a Crew Leader, Michele works with the group during monthly restoration dates from April through November in partnership with the Town’s Teen Court program as part of the Town’s Adopt-A-Park program. Teen Court is a community based intervention/prevention program designed to provide an alternative response for the juvenile justice system for first-time, non-violent, misdemeanor juvenile offenders.