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 (FOR), an affiliate organization of MCE. FOR 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 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. Through her work at Washington University School of Medicine, Kally serves on the Steering Committee of the Neurology Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging. At MCE, Kally chairs the Executive and Strategic Planning Committees, is co-chair of the Anti-Racism Committee, and serves on the Board Development, Board Governance, Personnel, and Policy Committees at MCE. Having lived most of her life along the Current River, she is an avid fisherman and enjoys paddling, hiking, and camping along Ozark streams.