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Mick Michel is a Vietnam era veteran who served in the Marine Corps where he received training in advanced electronics. After his service in the military, Mick went on to serve 20 years as a police officer, attaining the rank of Chief of Police. For the past 16 years he has worked in the Information Technology field serving as a consultant to several different industries, and worked as an IT supervisor for the Florida Department of Corrections-Southern Region. Born and raised in Iowa, Mick enjoys the outdoors, motorcycle riding and major projects utilizing his skills as a fixer mason.


The duties of the Government Operations Consultant I are varied and unpredictable.  On a given day Mick may be called upon for response to and resolution of issues in any of the areas for which he is responsible: 

  • Maintenance and support of the entire South District network including the district office in Fort Myers and the branch office in Marathon;
  • Inventory control, specifications, purchase and planning;
  • Timely communication with the Office of Technology and Information Services (OTIS) in Tallahassee in order to maintain smooth operation of servers, frame relays, routers and hubs;
  • Development and implementation of training plans and agendas;
  • Coordination with Geographic Information Systems staff;
  • And troubleshooting and technical assistance for challenges which DEP staff encounter when working with the specialized software and hardware necessary to perform their jobs.

Government Operations Consultant I:
Mick Michel
(239) 344-5649


Last updated: December 08, 2011
  South District, 2295 Victoria Avenue, Fort Myers, Florida 33901 239-344-5600 / 850-412-0590(fax) / SouthDistrict@dep.state.fl.us
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