Kelly Knight Craft
Kelly Knight Craft
|United States Ambassador to Canada|
|Assumed office |
October 23, 2017
|Preceded by||Bruce Heyman|
February 24, 1962
|Spouse(s)||David S. Moross|
|Education||University of Kentucky (BA)|
In 2007, she was appointed by President George W. Bush as the U.S. delegate to the United Nations, where her focus included U.S. engagement in Africa. Knight-Craft was a delegate to the 2016 Republican National Convention from Kentucky. She is a member of the University of Kentucky's board of directors. She heads Kelly G. Knight LLC, a business advisory firm based in Lexington, Kentucky.
After two divorces, she is now married to a coal entrepreneur. During her first week as Ambassador to Canada she suggested that man-made climate change was just one possible theory.
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- "New U.S. ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft says she believes 'both sides' of climate science". www.cbc.ca.