Michele Bellows currently resides in Carleton Place, ON and has been a Registered Nurse for more than 30 years. She graduated from the General Hospital School of Nursing in St. John’s NL and went on to complete her Bachelor and Master’s of Nursing. 

Michele has 3 grown boys.  Her youngest son lives at home with Michele and her husband Mark.

Michele has worked in Acute Care, Long Term Care and Community Health. In 2013 Michele became the Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Executive at the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital.  She has completed her Certified Health Professional (CHE) designation and a Black Belt in LEAN methodology.

Michele has been a volunteer on a number of boards including North Lanark Community Health Centre, Canadian Vascular Access Association and for 4 years on the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Board of Directors as the Regional Representative.