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Michelle Sauve, Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist

Head shot of Michelle SauveMichelle Sauve (St. Regis Band of Mohawk) serves as the Intergovernmental Affairs Specialist in the Division of Policy; her work includes providing policy and program advice across a variety of issues.  In addition, she helps ANA collaborate across federal agencies via participation on various work groups and interagency initiatives.

Michelle’s previous experience includes providing training and technical assistance to American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start programs, as part of the Office of Head Start Technical Assistance Network from 2006-2010.  Ms. Sauve has also provided direct program management in higher education for the Washington Internship for Native Students, raised program funds and directed staff at the Commonwealth Tenants Association in Boston, Massachusetts and served as a case manager for families receiving child care subsidies in California.  She has degrees in American Studies from UC Berkeley and a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University.