Michelle Patton Swisher, LCSW, At-Large Member, is a School Social Worker and the McKinney Vento Liaison for Spotsylvania County Schools in Virginia. She has been a working with homeless students in the school setting for over 7 years. Michelle holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a strong advocate for students and their families who experience homelessness. Michelle is proud of her work in establishing and developing Treasure House and the community wide events that bring homelessness awareness to her community. She was recognized as NASW of Virginia Social Worker of the Year in 2015.