Blue Water Healthy Living

Author : Michael Thomas

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Michael Thomas is the newest member of the Blue Water Healthy Living family with his show: "Are You Ready." A native of Kimball, Michigan, Michael graduated from Port Huron High School in 1996, and later graduated from St. Clair County Community College in 1999. He transferred to Lake Superior State University where he graduated with his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice in 1999, majoring in law enforcement and minoring in Fire Science. Michael has primarily worked for non-profit organizations. For 7 years, he was a district executive and director with metro Detroit area and north central Ohio Boy Scout councils He led volunteer committees, coordinated youth activities & trainings, and supported fundraising campaigns for his service areas. Throughout his time as a scout, volunteer and professional with Scouting BSA, he developed a passion for outdoor living and helping others learn bushcraft skills and leadership development. He was also a Senior Sales Associate with Family Christian Stores until they closed. Currently, Michael has settled into his role as Certified Prevention Specialist with I.M.P.A.C.T where he provides contracted educational services at the St. Clair County Intervention Center and Huron House, as well as at his home office, for men and women sentenced to substance use and domestic violence prevention courses through the St. Clair County Court System. He is on the leadership committee for St. Clair County S.P.E.A.K. youth coalition and is co-host of their weekly series: Parent's Perspective with Mike and Amy. Michael has been married for 18 years to wife, Elisa and has a son and two daughters in the Port Huron Area School District. The family is currently in the process of purchasing their first home in Port Huron. Michael is a member of the newly formed Berean Truth Network, a home based church program out of Fair Haven where he attends weekly studies on Thursdays. Long term, Michael plans to finish his career in prevention work and work towards chaplaincy certification. His favorite pastimes are hiking, camping, hunting, fishing and spending time with friends and family.