Shelby was born and raised in Smithers BC. She started her career in dentistry working in sterilization and clean-up at a local clinic in Smithers, that’s where she fell in love with dentistry. She decided to pursue a career as a Registered Dental Hygienist and graduated in May of 2020. She is happy to be starting her career in Salmon Arm. In her spare time, she can be found hiking, painting, or spending time with her African grey parrot.