Sheliea, her husband John, and now 19 year old son, Brandon settled in Hagerstown in 2006 after 13 years of military life. Sheliea graduated with a BS in Psychology in 2011 and a MA in Human Services: Marriage and Family specialization from Liberty University in 2013.
She has a passion for reaching the local community through different outreach projects and events. She served as outreach coordinator for Lifehouse Church for two years organizing and coordinating outreaches for the local community. She has a heart for helping others and desires to teach and empower people to learn sustainable ways to help themselves. Sheliea has served with La Mano of Hope teams in El Salvador.