Elected: April 2017, April 2021
Elected Mayor Pro Tem: April 2019 through April 2021
End of Term: April 2025
Shelley Kaup has lived in Glenwood Springs for 30 years. She has spent over 17 years serving the community and this is her third term on City Council. She has a passion for community planning with emphasis on community strength and efficiency. Shelley earned her B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and her M.S. in Sustainable Engineering from Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA. Her work experience includes design engineer, city plans examiner, construction and small business manager, and Sustainability/Efficiency consultant.
Shelley and her husband Dale have three grown sons. She believes Glenwood Springs is the best place to live and raise a family. She enjoys hiking the local trails, soaking at the hot springs and gardening.