Shelly is the President of Noah’s Ark. As President Shelly will help position Noah’s Ark as a world-class animal sanctuary by maintaining and expanding our current programs, providing leadership for fundraising, growth and providing a personal dedication to conservation and animal welfare. Shelly has an outstanding record of achievements and her addition to our Staff demonstrates and organizational commitment to the future of Noah’s Ark as a premier destination for our visitors, and a forever home for our animal residents. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy, Ecology, a Master of Science, Conservation Ecology and Sustainable Development, and a Bachelor of Science, all from the University of Georgia, Institute of Ecology-Athens. Her accolades include a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Award and a U.S. Department of the Interiors Partners in Conservation Award.