Michelle is reading a book in front of a whiteboard.

Michelle Friedman

Disability Lead Member

Michelle Friedman is a certified life coach and has served the community in lay leadership positions for 30 years for 10 organizations including schools, camps, and social service agencies. Michelle’s specialty areas are fundraising and board governance. Michelle has published 2 children’s’ books and speaks to school-age children from preschool to high school bringing disability awareness to the classroom. Michelle has a B.A. in human services from Northeastern Illinois University and an M.A. in counseling psychology from the Alfred Adler Institute.

Civil Rights, Disability Rights, Philanthropy
Development, Organizational Development/Human Resources, Board Development, Strategic Planning