Michelle Haddock is a Spanish Medical Interpreter with a background in legal interpreting. Michelle grew up in Puerto Rico and moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1988. In 2005 Michelle started her interpreter career as an agency contractor. In 2006 she volunteered for MING and was part of the team that worked in developing and hosting the 1st Southeast Conference for Medical interpreters in Atlanta, GA. In 2008 she became part of Grady’s Health System Language Interpretation Services department. Some of her responsibilities included the role of supervisor, training, updating internal procedures and processing of invoices. Michelle worked for Grady a total of 5 years. In 2009 Michelle was a board member for MING, she served 2 years in the capacity of treasurer. In 2011 she started working for Emory Healthcare’s interpretation department and became the department’s manager in 2013. For the last 5 years, Michelle has given support to the Medical Interpreter’s profession by developing, implementing and hosting a non-profit yearly Conference for professional Medical Interpreters. Michelle is currently MING’s treasurer 2019 and 2020.