Kelly began her duties as a Community Health Worker instructor at Lake Area Tech in August 2021. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from South Dakota State University. Kelly brings a wealth of experience to LATC including 32 years of nursing experience in a variety of settings including wound care, acute inpatient hospital, general practice clinic, and skilled nursing facility. She spent 12 years in Home Health & Hospice and most recently, five years as a certified nurse case manager working for a health insurance company providing telephonic case management for patients with chronic diseases and high-risk diagnosis. Kelly is married with four grown, married children and one bonus daughter and 11.5 grandchildren. Her main hobby is spending time with her family. She also loves time at the lake, walking, paddle boarding, and boating. Sharing coffee and long talks with a good friend along with bible study are other favorites of Kelly’s and she also looks forward to more travel.
Community Health Worker