Michelle LaJoie is the executive director Community Action Agency Alger Marquette. She is a Region 1 board member.

WHAT IS THE HISTORY/PURPOSE OF YOUR ORGANIZATION IN ONE SENTENCE?

Since 1965, the mission of the agency has been to support families and individuals residing in Marquette and Alger Counties with improving their quality of life.

WHAT DO YOU DO AT YOUR ORGANIZATION?

I became the Executive Director for the Community Action Agency in Alger Marquetee in 2018. I have been part of the community action family since 1991. My former position prior to accepting the executive director position was the housing assets director for CLM Community Action Agency.

IS THERE ANYTHING SPECIAL WE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION?

Community Action Alger Marquette services Alger and Marquette Counties along with acting as the housing assessment and resource agency for the central ten counties in the Upper Peninsula. We have a great community action agency team and fantastic community partners to work with.