Alison was born and raised in the Pacific North West. Prior to the UW, she participated in the Congress-Bundestag Vocational Youth Exchange. She is a Senior majoring in CEP and minoring in both Environmental Studies and Education, Learning & Society. Her focus in CEP has been Geographical Information Systems and Community Acquisition. Alison interns as a GIS Electrical Engineering Specialist Intern at Seattle City Light. She is involved in the Husky Leadership Certificate and enjoys kayaking in her free time.