Kelly grew up in Albuquerque, NM and moved to Hamilton in 2004, after spending a few years exploring living in different areas of the Pacific NW. She met her husband, John, shortly after that and they were married in 2007. They have two daughters, Kady and Lucy. Kelly works for the Forest Service as the Dispatch Center Manager and has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from the University of Montana. Kelly and her family enjoy the local Farmer's Market, other community events, and camping at any of the beautiful locations the area has to offer. She wanted to be involved in ensuring children had a safe place to go during the most difficult times, and is honored to be a part of Emma's House.