Kellie Renee Bray, Epsilon Mu, is chief of staff at CropLife America in Washington, D.C. CropLife America is the nation’s largest trade organization for agriculture and pest management, representing more than 100 developers, manufacturers, formulators and distributors of virtually all the crop protection products used by American farmers and growers. As chief of staff planning, staff structural review and alignment of the budgeting process with strategic plan priorities. For a decade, she was a senior director of government affairs at CropLife America where she led government relations outreach on federal issues concerning endangered species, stewardship and homeland security. She also worked on state issues for CropLife in the Midwest region of the country.
Kellie has also served in various roles with the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.
Kellie is a native of Cameron, Mo. and received a bachelor’s degree in General Agriculture and Political Science from the University of Missouri.
Within Sigma Kappa, she served as national vice president for communication from 2016-2018. She has volunteered as a programming content coordinator, national trainer, collegiate province officer, advisory board chairman, and chapter advisor. Kellie is proud to call her twin sister, Kristie, and her sister-in-law, Minnie, sisters in Sigma Kappa as well!