Since 2005, Michael has held leadership roles for both the Academic Service Learning Center and the Department of Experiential Learning. As the central management leader, Michael executes and evaluates departmental goals and policies for the following programs: Service Learning, Honors and Study Away.
Michael earned his Bachelor's in Science as well as a Master's in both Social Work and Public Administration from Grand Valley State University. He has both studied and traveled internationally including Europe and Africa. Michael has led several co-curricular travel experiences to Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, and Virginia.