(written from a Production point of view)
In her one and only credited screen appearance until 2014, Michele Ameen Billy played the role of an Epsilon IX station lieutenant in Star Trek: The Motion Picture. At the time, she was concurrently serving as the secretary to Harold Livingston, the film's screenwriter. While working on the movie she met, and later married the film's associate producer, Jon Povill, and took the name Michele Abilly Povill. 
She was interviewed in 2001 for the special feature Phase II: The Lost Enterprise on the Star Trek: The Motion Picture (The Director's Edition) DVD.
She graduated from Tufts University's Drama and Dance faculty in 1975.  Along with Povill, they have two sons, Andrew and Sean, and work actively in the entertainment industry. 2013 marked her return to the motion picture industry when she worked as a production assistant on an episode of the documentary series The Devil You Know, which she followed up with a supporting role in the 2014 movie The Birdwatcher.