Mr. Michelin is a traditional Inuk hunter, trapper and fisher. He is a lifelong resident of Happy Valley-Goose Bay with deep family roots in Lake Melville.

He has strong ties to the land and water and has tremendous local knowledge of the changing environment in the area. Mr. Michelin is currently employed as a welder with Barnard Pennecon. He has also been volunteering as an assistant coordinator with ground search and rescue for approximately 25 years.