Michelle Melcher Knight serves as the part-time program
coordinator for the Jefferson Civic Leadership Academy.
Prior to relocating to Erie and joining the staff, Michelle
was the Social Justice and Outreach Minister for Our
Lady Queen of Peace Church in Arlington, Va., where
she developed and led the social justice and advocacy
programs for a church membership of 2,200 households.
Michelle has also worked in public policy and legislative
advocacy. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies
from The University of Maryland and a Master’s of Social Work from Catholic
University of America.