Michele Kelsey has summered and worked with friends on Nantucket since 1984. She received a degree in Human Ecology from College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, where she also studied land use planning. While in college she lived in St. John, USVI, studying the Strombus Gigus (Queen Conch). She also spent one summer participating in a field study conducted by The Nantucket Conservation Foundation in its effort to preserve the habitat of the island’s endangered Short-eared Owl.Michele moved to Nantucket full time in 1990, and married Lewis Kelsey, a finish carpenter from Maine, in 1995. Michele enjoyed helping him with the actual construction of the home in which they now live with their daughter, Hannah and son, Garrett, both students at Cyrus Pierce Middle School. She has been an active participant in her children’s school activities and served as a Board Member of the Children’s House of Nantucket for six years. Currently Michele is a board member of the Nantucket Skating Club, as her children are very active at the rink in Youth Hockey and Synchronized Skating.Michele has worked at Jordan Real Estate as a broker for the past 9 years. She earned her Realtor GRI (Graduate of Realtor Institute) designation as well as her SFR (Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource) certification.
Michele enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, cooking, vacationing at their home in Maine, watching her children skate, as well as all the beauty and serenity Nantucket has to offer.