Alison grew up in Utah and studied political science and international relations at Brigham Young University. She has a passion for understanding other people, cultures, and different points of view. She was first introduced to state politics while interning with the Utah State Legislature and discovered a new desire to be more involved at a state level. She has previously worked as a legal assistant, research assistant, and writing tutor. Alison loves learning languages, running, cooking with her husband and eating ice cream.