Alex Simmons is based in Sacramento, CA. She has been the PlantRight program manager since October 2019, when she oversaw the transition of PlantRight from Sustainable Conservation to Plant California Alliance. In 2021, she re-launched the PlantRight spring retail nursery survey, and shortly after was promoted to Associate Director of Plant California Alliance. In addition to the Plant California Alliance, Alex is also the Executive Administrator for International Plant Propagators Society–Western Region. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems from the University of California, Davis. Her background in both sustainable agriculture and landscaping gives Alex a well-rounded view of horticulture and a deep understanding of how plants shape our world.