Ashley Donovan is from Washington, D.C. and works for the American Chemical Society, where she manages professional development opportunities for chemistry faculty and serves as a staff liaison to the Society’s Board Committee on Strategic Planning. Immediately after finishing a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry at Princeton University in 2014, Ashley and a friend completed a 4-month, 3,165-mile run across the United States. During the trans-America run, Ashley visited many volunteer fire stations, which ultimately led her to join BCCRS in the fall of 2015. Ashley is an active member of the Sunday Night Crew and currently serves on the 8K Rescue Run, Development, and Recruitment Committees. Ashley is an ultramarathon trail runner and regularly competes in 50 and 100-mile races.