Biography

Employment History

Edward Jones 1994 – Present
Financial Advisor
Limited Partner
Accredited Asset Management Specialist
Goodknight Plan Completions 2 x
Legacy Plan Completions 1 x

Volunteer positions with Edward Jones
Washington State FA Chair Grassroots Legislative Action Task Force 2008 – Present
Mentor 2002 – Present
Hiring Team Member 2007 – 2012
Leadership Development Center 2001
Field Trainer (US and Canada) 1997 – 2012
New Investment Representative Support Specialist 1998 – 2001

Self Employed & Unemployed 1991 – 1994
Consultant Medical Device Industry
Laborer Wastewater Treatment Systems (Division of Siemens)

Bioplasty/Genetic Laboratories Inc 1982 – 1991
National Sales Manager

Aspen Leaf Sporting Goods 1979 – 1982
Store Manager

Donaldson’s Department Store 1978 – 1979
Sales Clerk

Dayton’s Department Store 1972 – 1974
Sales Clerk

St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center – Burn Center 1973 – 1978
Nursing Assistant/Burn Technician
Performed dressing changes and wound debridement on critically burned patients

Lake Ridge Nursing Home 1972 – 1973
Nursing Assistant/Orderly

Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlor 1970 – 1972
Waiter
Started as dishwasher then moved up to bus boy. Also worked the grill and the fountain.

Applebaum’s 1970
Courtesy Clerk

Entrepreneur
As a child made pot holders and sold them door-to-door to earn money to buy a Schwinn 10 speed bicycle

Education

Attended University of Minnesota 1972 – 1978 Biology Major, Music Minor no degree.
Marching Band 1972 – 1978
Men’s Chorus 1973 – 1978
Gopher Mascot Hockey and Basketball 1974 – 1978

Roseville Public Schools Roseville, Minnesota
Frank B. Kellogg High School 1972.

Volunteer Activities

Everett Rowing Association
President 2013 – Present
Vice President 2007 – 2013

Machias Ridge South Homeowners Association President 2010 – Present, 1991 – 1999

Everett Chorale Association Board Member & President 2003 – 2007
Everett Chorale Bass and Bass Section Leader

Snohomish Community Church Elder and Treasurer 1993 – 2005
AWANA Club Commander 1994 – 1998
Worship Leader 1993 – 1998
Church Musician 1993 – Present
Mission Trips Mexico 6 x Haiti 1 x

North Snohomish Little League Manager and Coach 1998 – 2005

Snohomish School District #201
Citizen’s Advisory Committee 1991 – 1993
Strategic Planning Council 1994 – 1998
PTA President Cascade View Elementary 1997 – 1998
Parenting for Education 1998

Family

Married 29 years to Sharon Miles Kellett. Sharon is an RN and works in the Emergency Room at Valley General Hospital in Monroe. She is also a Critical Care Transport Nurse with Rural Metro Ambulance and is on call with International Medical Surgical Response Team (IMSuRT) a Federal Agency for emergency services under the US Department of Health and Human Services. She is a member of SEIU and the Teamsters unions. Sharon grew up as a Navy brat while her father served 23 years in the US Navy as a Navy Pilot. He then taught for 19 years at Oak Harbor HS. He was inducted into the Navy Golden Eagles in 2012.

Daughter Katherine Kellett Bathgate is an honors graduate of Claremont McKenna College with an interdisciplinary degree in Philosophy and Public Affairs. Katherine is the Senior Manager of Communications and Marketing for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. She was the Deputy Press Secretary for the Education and Workforce Committee in the US House of Representatives. She is married to Marc Bathgate a General Partner with Hamilton Miller Investments LLC.

Son James Miles Kellett is a graduate of Biola University with a double major Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies & Theology and Communications. Miles is a certified EMT. He has accepted a position with the Seattle Police Department and is currently in training at the Washington Law Enforcement Academy. Miles is a member of the Teamsters Union. He is married to Alexandra Whalen who has a degree in Animal Husbandry from Washington State University. She completed nursing school in August 2013 and works at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She is currently in study for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Son Jordan Alexander Kellett graduated from the US Naval Academy May 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Naval Architecture. Jordan is currently in flight school at NAS Whiting in Milton, Florida training to be a Navy Pilot. His goal is to be a carrier pilot flying the F/A 18.

Personal

I was born August 30, 1954 at Letterman Army Hospital in San Francisco, CA. Father, James A Kellett is an architect and has been married to wife Jeanne for 62 years. We lived briefly on Guam while my parents were stationed there during my Dad’s Army career. I have three younger siblings; brother Jonathan who is the Principal at Life Christian Academy. Jon was ‘Washington State Principal of the Year for 2007’ while Principal at Stadium High School in the Tacoma School District. He is married to Ludy and they have four daughters. Sister Jennifer Aarrestad is a professional singer. She is married to Ted Aarrestad, a high school music teacher in Rothschild, WI and they have three sons . Sister Angela Rice works for Aveda Corporation. She is married to Bill Rice, an attorney with Ameriprise Financial and they have two daughters.

Interests
Sports: Skiing, Backpacking, Racing Sailboats, Softball, Soccer, Hockey
Hobbies: Reading, Music (trumpet and vocal), Philately, Needlepoint

Political Involvement

Delegate WSRP State Convention 2012. 2010, 2006
1st CD Caucus Chair 2012
Chair of Snohomish County Delegation 2012, 2010
Permanent Chair Snohomish County Convention 2012, 2010
Chairman 44th Republican Legislative District 2011 – 2012
Chairman Snohomish County Republican Party 2009 – 2010
WSRP State Committee 2009 -2010
Vice Chairman Snohomish County Republican Party 2006 – 2009
Treasurer Roulstone for Congress 2005 – 2009
PCO Machias Precinct 2006 – Present