Shelley grew up in Brisbane, Australia and has lived in Denmark, London and Colorado. She competed in the 2000 Sydney Olympics as a member of the Australian National Handball Team and went on to volunteer at various high–profile athletic events, including the London 2012 Olympics and the 2017 Skiing World Championships in Aspen. Prior to joining the City of Aspen Recreation Department, Shelley worked as a personal and business travel agent. She loves skiing, mountain biking, competing in triathlons, volunteering, traveling, and entertaining. At RFL Academy, Shelley is looking forward to meeting like-minded locals and learning leadership strategies.