Background and Professional Experience
Kelli is a licensed master social worker in Texas. She has worked as a grants manager in the Office of Research at Kennesaw State University, a victim advocate for sexual assault and family readiness coordinator with the U.S. Army in Fort Hood, Texas, and a hospital case manager and youth empowerment program coordinator. Her research interests include military and veteran-connected populations, specifically surrounding the intersection f oncology and military members and their dependents. She also has worked in diverse areas of social work throughout the country for the past 11 years and with varying populations. In 2005, she was named the NASW Coosa Valley Social Work Student of the Year.