Department: Safety, Education, Instruction & Outreach
Title: SEI Manager
Phone: 540-907-4460 x105
After building her love of the outdoors in the mountains of northern Georgia, Kelsey graduated from Brevard College with a dual undergraduate degree in Wilderness Leadership & Experiential Education and Psychology. She later graduated with a Master's degree in Recreation and Sport Pedagogy from Ohio University and enthusiastically joined the ACA as a part of the Safety Education and Instruction Department. She has recently completed her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. Prior to joining the ACA staff, she worked at several outdoor adventure summer camps in Western North Carolina, specializing in whitewater paddling. Kelsey holds a Level 4: Whitewater Kayaking Instructor certification, Wilderness First Responder, Leave No Trace Trainer, and has taken several ACA Swiftwater Rescue, Whitewater Canoeing, Coastal Kayaking, and Stand Up Paddleboarding courses.
When not in Fredericksburg, she can be found traveling around the Southeast paddling her favorite rivers: The Green, Chattooga, and Gauley.