Kelli Paddon was elected MLA for Chilliwack-Kent in the 2020 provincial election.
Prior to running for provincial office, Kelli dedicated her career to supporting families and people in the community living sector. Kelli served as a community support worker, youth employment counsellor, instructor, and a leader in policy and government relations for Community Living BC.
She has also dedicated her time to volunteering in the community for local groups that support youth and victims of crime.
Kelli is passionate about building a diverse and inclusive community where everyone is accepted and respected, and she is committed to amplifying the voices of those she serves.
Kelli lives in Chilliwack with her husband and their two children.