Kelly Stathis is the Discovery and Metadata Coordinator with NDRIO’s Portage Network. At Portage, Kelly advances discovery and metadata initiatives for the Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR), provides technical support for the DataCite Canada Consortium, and works with several Portage expert and working groups. They are a member of the Discovery and Metadata Expert Group (DMEG), the Data Repositories Expert Group (DREG), and the Dataverse North Metadata Working Group, and serve as co-chair of the FRDR Discovery Redesign Working Group. Prior to joining Portage, Kelly developed metadata expertise in previous roles at UBC Library Digital Initiatives and the Washington University in St. Louis Gaylord Music Library. Kelly holds an MLIS from the University of British Columbia, and previously completed their BS in Computer Science and BMus in Music Composition at Washington University in St. Louis.