Jessica Schuster joined the AI/BLC team in July of 2016 as a Research Specialist. She was born and raised in Springville, NY where she is now married and has three children – two boys and a girl. Jessica is a member of the Springville Elementary PTA and volunteers with the WNY Summer Institute for Human Rights, a parent volunteer at the local Center for the Art’s Children’s Program, and involved in many local fundraising efforts to benefit Cystic Fibrosis and other charities/people. She is also a former Boys and Girls Club volunteer basketball coach. In her free time, she enjoys being involved in her kid’s activities and hobbies, reading, and working on starting her own 501c(3) non-profit organization. Jessica graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University at Buffalo with her B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Public Law & Classics as well as a concentration in Ancient History.