Allison took on the role of Executive Director for Tucson Jewish Free Loan in June of 2020. In 2023, she chaired IAJFL’s Annual Conference, and she was asked to join the board that same year. She earned her M.E.D. from University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998, and her Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications in 1991.  Allison brings a wealth of non-profit experience to the Jewish Free Loan world, as both staff and lay leader. Currently, she is Treasurer for the Tucson chapter of National Charity League, and Philanthropy Liaison for Hermitage Cat Shelter. Allison and her husband, Mike, moved to Tucson from Chicago in 1998. There, they’ve raised 3 daughters, Lily, Bella, & Sage, and adopted a whole bunch of rescue pets.