A native of Olathe, Kansas, Chelle began working at Country Legends in 1996 while studying at Washburn University. She received her B.A. in Theatre and B.A. in Mass Media from Washburn after also studying at Emporia State and
In her spare time, she enjoys performing in plays and musicals along with her husband and son. They enjoy working out and weekend car trips exploring the state of Kansas. Most weekends, her family can be found playing card and board games into the wee hours of the night.
Healthy and organic eating for children is a passion for Chelle and she shares tips and ideas for parents as a free-lance writer. One of her heroes is Jamie Oliver and she encourages people to read his ideas on healthy eating for school lunches.
A very important part of her family is their Burmese Mountain dog Molly who was adopted from the Helping Hands Humane Society.
Chelle enjoys volunteering hundreds of hours each year to local non-profits and encourages all Country Legends listeners to find some time to volunteer in the community. She believes it is truly the best way to enjoy life to it's fullest.