Lindsey is an AmeriCorps VISTA and works with all of MLC staff members to develop organizational systems and increase capacity. She also assists the staff in social media data management and engages the community through outreach events to help drive informed decisions and long range visions for MLC. In 2017, Lindsey graduated from Eastern Illinois University (EIU) with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science. While she was at EIU, she participated in an undergraduate research project where she captured, measured, and sexed storeria snakes from Fox Ridge State Park to recorded the recapture rate. Lindsey has a deep passion for science and animals. Before joining AmeriCorps, she worked at an Animal Hospital located on the south side of Chicago, IL. Lindsey hopes to become a laboratory animal veterinarian where she can combine her passion for helping animals and her love for scientific research. During her free time, Lindsey enjoys drawing and being in the company of well-rounded, creative individuals.