Alex works as an environmental scientist and provides technical and field support for the watershed team and for the DuPage River Salt Creek Workgroup, Lower DuPage River Watershed Coalition, and the Lower Des Plaines Watershed Group. Alex has a B.S. in Environmental Science from Iowa State University. Prior to The Conservation Foundation, he has worked as a lab and field technician for a wetlands research lab, and was a program director at a youth camp teaching wildlife conservation.