About the Accreditation Lead

Lt Col (Ret) Michele Papakie, D.Sc., APR

Michele is a university professor who spent her prior career working as a public relations professional. In 2019, she retired from the military with nearly 33 years of service. She was a township supervisor for nine years, and she continually searches for ways to strengthen the communities of which she is a part. Her passions include supporting and encouraging those coming through “the ranks,” and staying active throughout the seasons skiing, golfing, kayaking and biking.