Kelsie Kliner

Associate Board

Kelsie Kliner is the Senior Manager of Child and Adult Program Operations at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Kelsie leads all aspects of programming that focus on enhancing partnerships with and services to organizations that serve children and older adults, as well as the development of new programs and program sites throughout Cook County. Kelsie graduated from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in art and art history and a minor in international studies. After graduating, she spent two years as an apprentice with Public Allies – Chicago, an AmeriCorps program dedicated to creating a just and equitable society. This experience solidified her passion for engaging communities and making an impact through quality and empowerment programming. She spent the following two years coordinating youth and workforce development programs in the Chicago area before joining the Food Depository in 2013.