Kelleen grew up in Ogden, Utah and graduated from BYU with a degree in Political Science and Secondary Education. She taught high school history and government for a few years, including one year teaching medium and maximum inmates at the Utah State Prison. She was recruited to work in Governor Leavitt's administration as the Director of Elections. She worked with Lt. Governor Olene Walker to implement the National Voter Registration Act (Motor Voter) in Utah and oversee all aspects of the election process in Utah.
She served on the board of the National Association of State Election Directors working with election administrators throughout the country to improve the election process. She also completed an LDS mission to the California, San Jose mission.
Recently Kelleen completed her MPA degree through BYU and completed four years of service on the Heber City Council. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Utah League of Cities and Towns and is an adjunct professor of Political Science at the UVU Wasatch campus. She serves on many boards in our community and is thrilled to live in such a beautiful, peaceful valley.
Kelleen is married to Shawn Potter and they are the parents of 5 children ages 10 to 20. She loves to hike, bike, travel, read and garden especially when joined by family and friends.