Welcome Michelle Singer
The Center for Diversity and Inclusion welcomes Michelle Singer, Diversity Community Outreach Specialist.
In her role, Michelle will establish and strengthen relationships with Native American and other diverse communities. With more than 20 years of experience in community outreach to tribal communities and Indian country, Michelle will foster partnerships with federal, state and tribal government, health, human services, and educational organizations.
Previously, Michelle worked with R. Dale Walker, M.D., at the One Sky National Resource Center for American Indian/Alaska Natives. Prior to the Center, she worked for 10 years as a policy advisor in the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C.
Her professional and personal background are strongly rooted in Indian education, Indian health, and Indian affairs. She has worked with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium in Alexandria, Virginia; Northwest Indian College on the Lummi Indian Reservation in Bellingham, Washington; Chemawa Indian School, an off-reservation Bureau of Indian Affairs-operated boarding school in Salem, Oregon; and the Salish Kootenai College on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Pablo, Montana.
A native of Salem, Oregon, Michelle is a citizen of the Navajo Nation. She is a graduate of Sprague High School and the University of Oregon.