Alexis joined the Association in 2019, and serves as the Program and Member Services Assistant. In her role, she fills Plant Protection Program Store orders, creates Plant Heroes youth educational materials, and assists with planning and executing Sentinel Plant Network workshops. In addition to her work with the Plant Protection Program, Alexis assists members of the association with any inquiries they may have, and helps update the website and membership database.
Alexis’ diverse horticultural experiences include working at a blueberry farm, volunteering at CSAs, and starting her own gardening business for homeowners. After completing a bachelor’s degree in horticulture, she worked at the Scott Arboretum as their Education Intern, and later at the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens as their Annual Intern. Her interests include horticulture, garden design, education, community engagement, and sustainability. She spends her free time hiking, camping, making art, and finding new ways to reduce her carbon footprint.