Board President – she/her/hers
After 3 years on MCE’s Board in the early 2000’s, Kally rejoined the board in the fall of 2015, and has served as Board President since 2019. Kally brings a unique environmental experience to MCE with her legacy as co-founder of Friends of Ozark Riverways, an affiliate organization of MCE. Friends of Ozark Riverways advocates for stronger enforcement of regulations on the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers, and works to foster awareness, appreciation, & respect for the history, culture, and natural splendor of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. She was a founding member of the Ozark Riverways Foundation, has served on the boards of Missouri Parks Association and The Green Center, and has been involved with the Missouri Arts Council as an advisor and grant panelist for the Missouri Folk Arts Program. Kally is co-chair of MCE’s Anti-Racism Committee, chairs the Executive and Personnel Committees, and serves on the Policy and Board Development Committees. Having lived most of her life along the Current River, she is an avid fisherman and enjoys paddling, hiking, and camping along Ozark streams.