Renee Meloche first became involved with the CMTA to support her husband, Tom, and daughter, Bethany, who both have CMT. Since then, she has become a passionate advocate for everyone affected by CMT. She started the Southeast Michigan CMTA Branch in July 2016, to reach and encourage Michiganders struggling with CMT and to support the CMTA in its mission to find a cure. Renee is also an international speaker and author who has written 30 books in her Heroes for Young Readers series, which encourages children to dream big, stand tall and be heroes. She graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. degree in Music Education and from Youth with a Mission’s School of Creative Ministries.