Allison provides administrative and scheduling support to the Fishery Solutions Center team. She is in charge of managing the Senior Director’s calendar and providing smooth logistical support when helping to execute the team's onsite meetings. Prior to joining EDF, Allison worked as an educator and kayak river guide for tours down soft bottom portions of the Los Angeles River. Allison graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in Environmental Science. Her main interests lie in working to find a balance where society and the environment can coexist by using sustainable practices and renewable energies. As a self-proclaimed lifelong student, Allison is constantly taking free online classes on everything from sushi making to car repair.