Michele Vitali, Operations and Policy Advisor - OMIC R&D 

Scappoose, OR
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Serves through June 30, 2023
Finance and Facilities Committee Member


Prior to joining Oregon Tech’s Oregon Manufacturing and Innovation Center R&D in Scappoose as the Operations and Policy Advisor, Michele served at the Portland‐Metro campus as Executive Assistant to the Vice President beginning in May 2017. Michele spent the previous 15 years supporting public‐private partnerships including the Engineering and Technology Industry Council (ETIC) and the Oregon Metals Initiative (OMI) while at the Oregon University System Chancellor’s office, and more recently she helped launch the Oregon Talent Council while an Operations and Policy Analyst at the Oregon Employment Department. She assisted the OMIC R&D Board of Governors, providing various levels of start‐up support to the Board of Governors, Tech Board, Site Operations, Director Search and Grant Administration.

In her prior career, Michele was a registered representative for a $6 billion stable value investment management firm. She has also focused much of her personal time on community service through her children, from coaching a Lego robotics team to serving as vice president on the Parent Support Organization board where she was a key player in running the annual auction and other fundraising activities.