As a hospitality professional with over 30 years of experience managing hotels and convention centres from Victoria to St John’s, Kelly is a graduate of BCIT in the Hospitality Management program.
Passionate about issues facing seniors, Kelly was Vice President and then President of the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation – the largest seniors care hospital foundation on Vancouver Island, serving and supporting six long-term care hospitals for Seniors and the severely disabled, and continues to serve as a special advisor to this day.
Kelly strives to be an active member in his community, and has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Northlands, the Board of Alberta Aviation Museum and was Chairperson, EI Board of Referees for Edmonton and Northern Alberta.
Since coming to office, Kelly has become one of the most active House of Commons speakers for the Official Opposition. His passion for Alberta’s jobs crisis, seniors issues, and Canada’s natural resources sector keeps him busy in the House, in Committee, and in the community standing up for his constituents and holding the Government to account.
Kelly lives in west Edmonton with his wife and two children, and is proud and humbled to have the opportunity to serve the people of Edmonton West.