Alyssa as born and raised in the Midland area and after finishing an Honours Bachelors of Social Science in Psychology with a Minor in Social Determinants of Health from the University of Ottawa and a Post-Graduate Degree in Research Analysis, she knew she wanted to return home and put down roots with her fiancé Chris. Since graduating she has held research/data analysis positions in both the public and private sectors and has had the opportunity to help both small and large companies better understand their data. For the past year she has been the Decision Support Analyst at Chigamik Community Health Centre and is loving working with a local community organization and focusing on improving the health of the community. Alyssa has volunteered with various community organizations in the past and sees the true value in the work that is being done. With a unique lens of the health and social determinants this community faces, Alyssa is a strong addition to the work of the Huronia Community Foundation.