Kelly Houston has been a staff member with the University of Mississippi since 2010. Since the birth of her first child in 2011, she has been an advocate for family-friendly policies and benefits. She has served on numerous committees and task forces related to childcare and work-life balance issues, and she founded the University of Mississippi Working Mothers Support Network in 2016. Kelly and her husband, Kirby, have two children (Anderson and Adeline), two dogs and a cat. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys building houses with her husband, volunteering at the schools and having dance parties in the kitchen with Anderson and Adeline.