Allison Boehler is the Administrative Manager of the Midwest Biodiversity Institute. At MBI, she also oversees the development and operation of the MBI Education Program. Allison serves as a community volunteer with several organizations, and has served as Chair of the Columbus Audubon Conservation Committee since July of last year. She has experience with environmental policy, conservation and education, with a primary interest in biodiversity.
Elissa Rand is graduate of Miami University with degree in Environmental Studies.
She has worked on several bird conservation projects with the Student Conservation Association in California and Oklahoma including nest monitoring of endangered Least Tern. Elissa moved back to Columbus and has been working for Scotts Miracle-Gro for almost 6 years in Biology Research and Development.
She has been involved with GIAC and Columbus Audubon since 2014 working at Audubon Adventure camp, helping pilot Audubon at Home backyard habitat program and helping lead and coordinate Columbus Audubon Beginner Birding hike series at GIAC.