- Student Info
Michelle Lackie brings over 20 years’ experience in non-profit management, strategy and leadership, personnel management, curriculum development, facilitation and training to her teaching. She is currently the director of Exchange Inner City, a community economic development organization that works collectively to create an inclusive local economy in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
Throughout her career at international non-profit organizations, Michelle held various senior roles successfully leading departments through organizational change, managing complex budgets and developing strategic outcomes to meet organizational missions. In addition to high-level strategic efforts, Michelle was also involved in writing grant proposals and reporting, project visioning and implementation, communications and recruitment.
Michelle’s foundational philosophy is grounded in building trusting and supportive relationships based on accountability. Her expertise comes from years of managing diverse personnel to achieve success in their areas of responsibility and personal growth.
Michelle has an MBA in non-profit management from the Heller School of Social Policy at Brandeis University, a bachelor of education from McGill University and a certificate in Experiential Jewish Education from Yeshiva University.