Shelly was raised on a dairy and grain farm in a small Saskatchewan town, and was active in 4-H, volleyball, curling and figure skating as well as helping on the farm. She obtained her accounting diploma in 1984 and applied her knowledge and gained experience in the private sector, prior to joining the firm as an Accounting Technician in 2002.
Shelly and her husband Gregg have made the Battlefords home, since they were married. They take occasional trips to the west coast, to visit their son and his wife.
Q and A
Q. At what store would you like to max out your credit card?
A. At a car dealership but I would need an increase to my credit line.
Q. If you could swim in a pool full of anything, but it can't be water what would it be and why?
A. Snow or sand as I can barely swim and this way I could walk instead of swim.
Q. If you didn't have to sleep, what would you do with your extra time?
A. Hobbies such as crocheting, knitting or drawing - I need practice at all of them.
Q. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
A. Saskatchewan - right where I am as there is no place better than home.
Q. If you could spend the day with anyone alive or dead who would it be and why?
A. Parents, husband and son as family is important.