WEDC Leadership Training Thursday 5/14/15

  • 14 May 2015
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Huntsville Marriott, 5 Tranquility Base


  • Guest can register for events per member invitation only.
  • Guest can register for events per member invitation only.
  • Guest can register for events per member invitation only.


This Leadership Training Luncheon will be held at the Huntsville Marriott, 5 Tranquility Base.  We will be close to the Drive 4 UR Community event benefiting the WEDC Foundation!

May 14th, 2015



 "The four communicator sins are being unprepared, uncommitted, uninteresting or uncomfortable. Each shows a lack of energy. Good communicators give of themselves which requires stamina. Find out what recharges your batteries and make it part of your schedule."

Please join us as Michelle Belcher shares with us her insights on the this subject.

Ms. Michelle J. Belcher has a broad range of experience spanning multiple disciplines including medical, financial, educational, and military/federal government. Michelle, originally from Washington D.C. and Annapolis, MD, graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral and Social Sciences. She completed her MBA at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC) in June 2009.

Michelle joined Frew & Associates (F&A) in 2005 and serves as the Director of Communications and Marketing. Michelle's areas of work at F&A have included business strategy and marketing, along with planning, content development, operations of major learning events and conferences, and health and wellness deliverables. As a facilitator, she helps organizations and teams develop high sustainable performing teams through a High Order Thought™ Framework. In addition, Michelle coaches individuals how to invest in physical, emotional, mental and spiritual energy for high performance and why it's important. She also provides website design, content development, and operation. She is certified and designs, conducts, analyzes, and produces statistical results and develops presentations for an assortment of personal and organizational assessments (Certifications: Keirsey Temperament Sorter II, Strengths Advisor and Polarity Transformation and Assessment). Michelle also performs market research, conducts communications planning, and is responsible for business development and generating proposals. She also mentors graduate and undergraduate students at UMUC.

Previously, Michelle work at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Executive Education, Monterey, California, as the Assistant to the Director where she took part in the development and execution of numerous 2-week learning events for Admirals, Generals and SES members. Cumulatively, she has 13 years focused experience in the executive education and professional development realm. Prior to that, she was a Personal Banking Officer and Investment Representative for USBancorp. She held series 6 and 63 licensure and sold mutual funds, annuities and life insurance. Michelle was also a supervisor at the Northwest Prostate Institute in Seattle, Washington, where she led a team of front office staff in a prestigious cancer clinic.

Michelle also finds the time to share her passion for running and healthy living. She develops training plans, coaches, trains and motivates individuals to run Couch to 5K’s, half marathons and marathons. At present, Michelle has raced more than 50 half marathons (PR 1:42:54) and has completed 9 marathons (PR 3:48:33). In addition, Michelle mentors and coaches individuals on holistic lifestyle strategies that include healthy eating and exercise.

Though Michelle juggles many hats (mother, wife, employee, athlete, life-long learner), she enjoys the challenge and strives to exceed expectations in every aspect of her life!

  All reservations must be made online and  members, please log in using your username & password when registering. Your payment must be and paid through There is no registration or payment mechanism at event. Diamond members still need to register online each month to reserve a seat. We appreciate your cooperation!! For assistance please contact Susie Averitt at

 Deadline to register is NOON Monday May 11th. Due to the OVERWHELMING demand for attendance for our meetings PLEASE respect this deadline.