Michelle’s Mother’s people are Yindjibarndi from the PiIbara region of Western Australia. Her Dad is Australian with Scottish ancestry. Michelle has managed the ICS program since April 2014. She has worked closely with Devina MacPherson, ICS Production Manager, to produce 32 out a total of 83 stories so far. Her focus is now is to fundraise in order to achieve ICS’s original target of 100 stories by mid 2017. Michelle has a background in community cultural development and planning, project management, partnerships, programs and policy, with a focus on achieving positive and ongoing outcomes for communities, and individuals-mainly creators. She has worked independently as an artist and curator, for Local and State governments and the Not for Profit sector and at local, regional, national and international levels. She has brokered numerous partnerships between private, public and corporate sectors, in order to empower communities and individuals.