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.
Dec 28, 2022Monique
The Graduate School USA’s Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives held the first session of the 2023 Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) in Guam from December 6-13, 2022. The ELDP was commissioned by the U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs in 2008 and...More Info
Dec 27, 2022Jason
With funding support from the US Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs, the Executive Leadership Development Program's 2023 cohort convened in Guam from December 6-13, 2022. The ELDP is comprised of emerging public sector leaders from the US-Affiliated Insular areas. Jason...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.