Ky, who From her early days as a Cobra Pilot in the Marine Corps, has known the power of weapons of war and has been trained to use them. A sport-shooter from childhood, former NRA member and military veteran of over a decade, Ky understands guns. She is well-versed in issues of national and international security through her experience in combat, leading congressional delegations around the world as a Military Liaison Officer, and advanced degrees in International Studies and Foreign Service. A former Bend-ite, Ky now lives in the Denver area with her husband Shane and beloved Corgi. She will speak with us about the recent incidents of gun violence in schools and how to have common sense discussions that ensure its future prevention.