Ashley and her husband Doug moved to Urbandale in 2014 to start their family. They chose Urbandale for to the parks within walking distance, the small-town feel, and the school district. While raising their daughter, Katy (4.5), Ashley became an active volunteer and advocate working with elected officials and area leaders to promote investment in education.
Ashley is a member of the Urbandale Lions Club. As a member of the Urbandale Fourth of July Committee she has organized the Fourth of July Parade, Cribbage Tournament, and Kid's Corner. She is also an active volunteer for UCAN.