Michelle Vaughan Development OfficerStrategic Alliances and DevelopmentEmail Michelle Vaughan works to support NAMI’s individual donors and family foundations. Michelle feels strongly about the impact NAMI is having on the national conversation surrounding mental health and is honored to be part of this essential work. In previous positions, Michelle worked for a recruiting firm in Washington, D.C. and in customer service. Michelle received bachelor’s in political science and communication studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a graduate certificate in nonprofit management from Northeastern University. What piece of your work at NAMI are you most proud of? I am so proud of my work with our DIY fundraisers at NAMI. It is so great to speak with these fundraisers, learn about their connection to NAMI and watch their hard work pay off in big ways. It is amazing to see people use their unique skills and interests to support our work! What’s something about you that would surprise others? People may be surprised to know that I climbed a mountain in the High Tatras mountain range in Slovakia.