Michelle Paquette, AA6MP has worked in fields from nuclear power plant operations to systems software and software engineering, as both an engineer and an instructor. As an engineer she holds 19 patents for inventions used by hundreds of millions of people every day, in Apple's Macs, iPads, and iPhones.
As an instructor she has trained people in such varied areas as nuclear power plant operations, programming of in-circuit test systems and factory robots. Michelle is a past president of the Benicia Amateur Radio Club, and an instructor in Mt Diablo Amateur Radio Club’s license classes, as well as a speaker and trainer in a number of other programs in the region. When not teaching she is often found baking, restoring old vacuum tube equipment or tinkering with compact antennas.