Kellen has a background in substance use prevention and community coalition building. She earned her Master’s in Public Health Policy and Administration from the University of Minnesota – School of Public Health, and her Bachelor of Arts in Physiology from the University of Minnesota. Prior to CADCA, Kellen served as a Coalition Coordinator for the Salt Lake County Department of Youth Services. In her role, Kellen managed the implementation of evidence-based public health approaches to youth substance use prevention and facilitated engagement of community members and partners.
In her free time, she enjoys exploring new places, playing the piano, and hanging out with her dog, family, and friends.