Kylie is running for the North Dakota House of Representatives in District 42 in Grand Forks.
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 has always had a passion for public service and leadership. Most recently, 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.
In the spring of 2012, Kylie was awarded the Phenomenal Woman Award for service to UND, from the UND Women’s Center and Multicultural Student Services. This award recognized her leadership and advocacy on UND’s campus, especially her work in supporting underrepresented and disadvantaged student populations.
Kylie currently works for the University of North Dakota Alumni Association as a Special Projects Coordinator with the Gorecki Alumni Center. She is involved with several sustainability and environmental stewardship initiatives, along with other management, marketing, and sales projects.
Prior to her work with the Alumni Association, Kylie interned with the PLUS Program in Grand Forks, where she served children and families in Grand Forks County. Kylie is also involved with Christus Rex Lutheran Campus Center at UND, was a counselor at American Legion Auxiliary Girls’ State Program, is a member of the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals, is on the Board of Directors for the Red River Valley Habitat for Humanity, and volunteers with Global Friends Coalition.