Hali McKelvie
Grant Coordinator Assistant Manager for Sexual Violence Services

Hali McKelvie is an enrolled citizen of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Her extensive background includes victim advocacy, community education and outreach, technical assistance, system-based advocacy, and training on various topics related to domestic and sexual violence. Hali has presented nationally and statewide on topics including: Indigenized advocacy, tribal jurisdiction, power and control, historical trauma and resilience, tribal sovereignty, the boarding school era, and more. Ms. McKelvie is published in the Human Trafficking Tool Kit for Domestic and Sexual Violence agencies, (MCEDSV 2020 in partner with the University of Michigan Law School Human Trafficking Clinic). For the toolkit, she provided expert guidance on working with Native American survivors of human trafficking. In addition, she has served on the Board of Directors for both Michigan’s Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions: Uniting Three Fires Against Violence and the Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence.