For over 16 years, Michelle Stockal worked in the television industry, writing and producing commercials and documentaries. The highlight of her career was as a production manager with a nationally broadcasted TV series – Ribbons of Steel. Just the mention of the word 'train' and she'll regale you with stories of when she road the rails across our great land. She is rejuvenating her professional ambitions by freelance writing while pursuing a communications degree with Athabasca University.
Her other passion is figure skating, judging nearly 20 years as a Skate Canada official. Currently Michelle's main occupation is guiding her two young children into becoming respectable adults.