“I want our city to be better, stronger, vibrant. I want the children living within it to thrive in their learning. By working to show families their educational options, SMKCS can achieve both.”
Shelly Doucet is a Director of Development with the UMKC Foundation where she serves the School of Education. She adopted Kansas City as her home sixteen years ago when she moved from south Louisiana. With a background in law and social welfare, Shelly is a fund development professional who has raised money in the social service, education, and arts sectors. In between work and raising two rambunctious boys, she volunteers as a board member for the Association of Fundraising Professionals where she will serve as President in 2017, takes piano lessons, and plays mah-jongg every Sunday night.