Former Director of Sweet Briar College's riding program, Shelby represented the USHJA Affiliates on the Board of Directors from 2005 through 2011.
In addition to her work with the Affiliates, she served on the Hunter Restructure Committee, Competitions Committee and Planning Committee. She was
recognized as the Association’s Volunteer of the Year in 2007. Shelby became the USHJA chief executive officer in May of 2011 and leads the staff
team as they work with the volunteer leadership in implementing the USHJA’s mission.