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Kelley Reid

Kelley Reid joined the staff in April as a Historic Preservation Specialist in the Section 106 program. Raised in Portland, Tennessee, she is a 2014 graduate of Portland High School. In 2018, Reid graduated with a B.A. in Anthropology from East Tennessee State University. Before going back to school for her Masters, she worked as an archaeology field technician. She graduated with a Masters of Historic Preservation from the University of Kentucky in May 2021. While in Kentucky, Reid interned for the Kentucky State Historic Preservation Office, where she helped them prepare to digitize their surveys, National Register files, and State Historic Tax Credit records. Married since 2016, Reid is a proud pet-parent who enjoys crocheting and listening to podcasts in her free time.