Adele Tomaino is a member of the Science Information Resources and Botany departments. She works on botanical aspects of data exchange, member program support, and data development. Before joining NatureServe in 2002, she was an ecologist with the New York Natural Heritage Program for five years. She has an M.S. in Forest Ecology from Ohio State University and a B.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Michigan. She currently resides in Washington, DC.