One of our AmeriCorps members last summer, Shelly is incredibly excited to be serving a second, longer term with us this in 2019. She looks forward to continuing important conservation projects as well as engaging the community and volunteers in the natural world. The diversity of projects, leadership opportunities, sense of community and beauty in Leelanau County is what urged her to become a Huron Pines AmeriCorps member.
Originally from Grand Rapids, Shelly loves traveling and went on a six-week road trip throughout the Southwestern and Western United States, visiting as many National Parks and Monuments as possible. However, she truly believes there’s no place like Leelanau! When she’s not ‘serving’, Shelly enjoys watching Jeopardy, rock and leaf collecting, hiking, camping, and swimming as well as petting every dog she sees.