Her duties will include working with the internal Iowa research audience to connect them to NASA EPSCoR opportunities at the national level and to provide support for researchers in Iowa as they develop proposals and reports.
Kelsey is originally from Wisconsin and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to coming to Iowa State she was a medical laboratory scientist. New to the Ames area, she is married and enjoys outdoor activities, including running.
Among the goals of NASA EPSCoR are developing research infrastructure in areas of strategic importance to the NASA mission and develop partnerships between NASA research assets, academic institutions and industry.