I'm wondering what happened to the current assistant director or if Kelli actually had one in the first place. I could easily see Kelli not having an assistant director, either due to ego or the belief that she can do it all by herself with no need for help. The things she can't do or doesn't have the time for gets passed on to others, like her admin assistant, Judy, etc.
I don't think we ever knew who Kelli's assistant director was or if there is one. I remember hearing that Kelli was the assistant director at one time then, when the director retired, Kelli stepped up and has been