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Shelley, her husband Roger, her children and their families link arms for a pose at the lodge in Whittier, Alaska (above).
Shelley and her husband Roger enjoy their grandchildren, Noah and Owen, while visiting their son Peter, a C-130 pilot stationed at Little Rock AFB who is now in the Air Force Reserves, and his lovely wife Amy. Shelley understands the importance of paving the way for the next generation via sound, conservative policies.
Shelley and her husband Roger visit with some of the extended Hughes family at her brother-in-law's farm.
Shelley enjoys the Alaskan outdoors in the Mat-Su. For a period of time in the 1980's while living north of the Arctic Circle in Fort Yukon, she and her husband used snow machines and didn't own any other vehicles. Below, Shelley enjoys a little time with her two teenage grandsons, Keithan and Caden.
Shelley enjoyed her son's graduation at the US Air Force Academy with the family.
Shelley takes a summer walk with her husband Roger on a nicely groomed path and a winter walk with daughter Emily at Crevasse Moraine on snowy trails.
Shelley appreciates the support of Don and Tamara Zoerb.
Shelley and her husband enjoy a parade curbside in Mat-Su. In the photo on the right, Shelley helps support a good cause in Palmer at the March of Dimes Walk.
Presenting a Legislative Memorium to the family of Glenn Massey at the Mat-Su College graduation ceremony.
Shelley celebrates the marriage of her daughter Clara to Sam with her husband, children and grandchildren back in 2011. Clara and Sam have now moved back to Alaska from Bitburg, Germany where Sam was stationed at Spangdahlem AFB. Avelyn, Shelley's first and only granddaughter was born in Germany, so she's glad they're back home where she can see Avelyn and her brothers, Keithan and Caden, on a regular basis!
At Settlers Bay for a wedding, Shelley and husband Roger are with their younger two children, Emily (on left) and Tyler (in middle), and his lovely wife, Kayla.
Her children's biggest cheerleader, Shelley encourages Tyler to pursue his dream career as a comedian when he's not waiting tables, and roots for Emily as she is in her fourth year of medical school in the WWAMI program at the University of Washington.
A picnic is fun even when the temperatures are chilly when it's in beautiful Hatcher Pass and is with Shelley's brother's family from Eagle River.
On the left, Shelley enjoys her parents on her mother's birthday (she's 85!). They live in Hoonah, Alaska. Gathered around the table in Haines, Shelley visits with her sister's family over the holidays.
Shelley participates in the District Convention in Palmer.
Shelley works with her neighbor at the Valley Blessing to hand out turkeys to families in need. In the photo on the right, Shelley speaks at a Lincoln Forum luncheon in Wasilla.
Shelley on air with Country Legends in support of Frontline Mission. Shelley and her husband Roger pose with friends and supporters at the NRA Banquet.
At the Valley Republican Women's Club above, Shelley donates the split-the-pot winnings to World Vision as she hands the gift to Adele Morgan. On the right, Shelley visits with VRWC members before the program begins.
Shelley appreciates the help of Sonya and Pat above left. The Mat-Su Republican Women welcomed Shelley as their speaker at a meeting (right). Two constituents, Jarett and Cutter, who are also active in 4-H, visited the Capitol building in Juneau during the session.
In the photo at the left, Shelley speaks to a room full of community members at her kick-off event in Palmer. In the photo on the right, at the Mat-Su Outdoorsman Show, Shelley listens to residents who love to hunt and fish and appreciate her support on issues important to them.
Joining the Choose Respect Rally, Shelley takes a stand against domestic violence and child abuse along with nearly four hundred community members and students in Palmer.