Shelley was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has always had a strong interest in computers and technology and holds an Associate in Electronics Technology, and a BS Mathematics from the University of Colorado at Denver. Her work experience ranges from working with scientists to testing vacuum tubes, to testing circuit cards for medical machines. However, a part time job at Arapahoe Library district led to a passion for library work. She has been working in libraries for approximately 17 years in various capacities of customer service, acquisitions, purchasing and statistics. Currently Shelley is the Accounting Technician at Anschutz Medical Library where she enjoys this work considerably. In her free time, Shelley enjoys reading, Sudoku puzzles, and crocheting.