June 16, 2017: Kelly K, Craft was nominated as the U.S. Ambassador to Canada on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Craft, Kentucky Republican, is currently the owner of Kelly G. Knight LLC, a business advisory company based in Lexington. She is also a Member of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees. Craft was appointed as a U.S. Delegate to the United Nations in 2007. She has also been a member of the board of directors of the Salvation Army and the Center for Rural Development, a non-profit organization that works on economic issues in rural Kentucky. Craft is also a co-founder of the Craft Academy for Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University.