Updated December 05, 2022
Michelle C. Atalig is the Special Advisor to the Secretary, Department of Public Lands (DPL), Saipan, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. In her Advisor capacity Michelle provides recommendations for departmental effectiveness, identifies areas requiring improvements, and drafts and reviews correspondence for legislation, memos, letters to clients, press releases for local media, and public outreach material. Michelle is also the coordinator for the CNMI Comprehensive Public Land Use Plan Update which requires coordination with the contractor, public agencies, and non-government organizations. Michelle also compiles DPL's annual report, coordinates tasks on behalf of DPL management, and performs other complex duties as they are assigned. Michelle is a recent graduate of the Pacific Century Fellows- Marianas Chapter 2017 Cohort and is an active member of the Marianas Young Professionals. Michelle uses these platforms to volunteer her time to special causes by collaborating with other organizations and non-profits. Prior to her time at DPL, Michelle resided in San Diego, California, where she was employed as an Associate Personnel Analyst at the City of San Diego. Before her employment with the City, Michelle earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a concentration on Human Resource Management from San Diego State University. Michelle was also Vice President and an active member of SDSU's SHRM chapter.
The Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives Successfully Concludes Grants Training in American Samoa
Nov 02, 2023Monique
With support from the Department of the Interior - Office of Insular Affairs, the Pacific and Virgin Islands (PITI-VITI) successfully held grant training in American Samoa from October 24 to October 30, 2023.More Info
The Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) 34th Annual Conference: Shining a Light on Public Accountability in the Pacific Successfully Concludes
Sep 05, 2023Monique
The Association of Pacific Islands Public Auditors (APIPA) successfully concluded its 34th Annual Conference, held from August 28 to September 1, 2023, in Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands. This year's conference, funded by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs, marked...More Info
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.