Ashley is a Biologist who joined the FCS Team in May 2016. She has worked for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (Bay Area) where she was a Science Aide for 3 years, responsible for field surveys, data collection, and training. Prior to that, Ashley held positions including a contractor Biologist position with Benchmark Environmental Consultants in Dallas Texas, where she assisted in endangered species habitat assessments, and wetland and vegetation surveys. Ashley was also a wildlife biologist intern with the US Fish and Wildlife Service in Arlington Texas. Ashley graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce with a Bachelors of Biology, Wildlife Conservation Sciences.