Kylie has served in the North Dakota House of Representatives since 2012, representing District 42 in Grand Forks. During the 2013 session, she served on the Human Services and Transportation committees. Over the interim, she has served on the Government Finance and Higher Education committees.
In 2014, Kylie was named the North Dakota Woman of the Year, by the ND Women’s Network. She was recognized for her work for women and families in the state during her time in the legislature.
Kylie was born and raised in Killdeer, North Dakota. She received two Bachelor’s Degrees from the University of North Dakota, in Social Work and Social Sciences, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Kylie is currently attending the University of North Dakota School of Law.
Kylie has always had a passion for public service and leadership. Before serving in the legislature, she served as the Student Body President at UND, where she was an advocate for over 14,000 students at the campus, community, and state level. Most notably, she and her team worked extensively on improving the student fee allocation process at UND. The new allocation proposal provides more transparency in where and how Student Fees are allocated.
Prior to attending law school, Kylie worked with the UND Alumni Association as a special projects coordinator for the Gorecki Alumni Center. She also interned with the PLUS Program in Grand Forks, where she served families in Grand Forks County. Kylie is involved with Christus Rex Lutheran Campus Center at UND, was a counselor at American Legion Auxiliary Girls’ State Program, and is a member of the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Red River Valley Habitat for Humanity and for the Area Health Education Centers, with the UND Center for Rural Health.