Michelle Whittaker

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Michelle Whittaker

Michelle Whittaker
Director of Communications and New Media
General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church

Michelle C. Whittaker serves as Director of Communications and New Media for the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (GBCS). Michelle focuses on online constituency engagement, social media interaction, website development and maintenance, audio/visual resource production, and conference communications. She has led social justice workshops for African-American leadership events, serves as a staff liaison to the Div. on Ministries with Young People, and facilitates Fair Trade initiatives with church members. Michelle joined the GBCS staff in September 2006. Prior to joining GBCS, Michelle worked as a technical writer and interface design specialist for Towers Watson, a financial consulting firm.