August 7, 2017: Kelly K. Craft was confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador to Canada by the U.S. Senate on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Craft, of Kentucky, was previously a U.S. Alternative Ambassador to the United Nations. She was named to that post by former President George W. Bush in 2007. Knight-Craft was born in 1962, the daughter of the late veterinarian Dr. Bobby Guilfoil. She grew up in Glasgow, Kentucky and graduated with a B.A. from the University of Kentucky. She married previous husbands David S. Moross in 1985, and orthodontist Judson Knight in 1992. She wed Joe Craft, the president and chief executive officer of Alliance Resource Partners, L.P., the third-largest coal producer in the eastern United States, in April, 2016.