Kelly is a dedicated environmental professional with 13 years of experience in stream and wetland restoration and reducing the impacts of development on aquatic systems through federal, state and local permitting processes in the triangle area and across North Carolina.
Kelly first became involved with ECWA as a Stewardship Committee member in 2014. During her tenure as an environmental consultant with the McAdams Company, Kelly helped establish the ongoing partnership between ECWA and McAdams SHARES that has provided support to a number of Stewardship workdays, the Ashe Street demonstration project, and more. Kelly joined ECWA’s board in 2022 and is the Stewardship Committee chair.
Kelly holds a B.S. in Botany from Miami University (of Ohio) and a Master of Environmental Management from Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment. She lives in Durham with her partner and their two-year-old son. Kelly can be found hiking with her family in the Beaver Marsh and Glennstone Preserves.