Kelsey Raines is UHCAN Ohio’s Interim Communications Manager. Kelsey joined UHCAN Ohio in 2014. She manages UHCAN Ohio’s communications and online presence by developing outreach materials and press releases and coordinating relationships with the media.
Before joining UHCAN Ohio, Kelsey coordinated a statewide AmeriCorps program at the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, leading a team of AmeriCorps members focused on fighting hunger and poverty. Kelsey also served two year-long terms as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. During her first term, she trained community members and organizations to use the Ohio Benefit Bank to connect their clients with work support programs and tax credits. For her second term, she returned as a VISTA Leader to help build the capacity of her VISTA team. Kelsey has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kenyon College.