Natalie Coers joined the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Florida in Fall 2010 after receiving a Master of Agricultural Leadership degree from the University of Georgia. Her work at UF involves coordinating two programs: the CALS Leadership Institute and CALS Teaching Resource Center. This dual appointment allows the opportunity to work with staff, faculty, and students throughout the college. Although in the south for the past few years, Natalie’s roots are in Illinois, where she received a B.S. in Agricultural and Environmental Communications and Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include student leadership development, international service experiences, program development and teaching/learning practices.In addition to serving ALE, Natalie is involved in the International Leadership Association through the Leadership Education Member Interest Group. When not in the ‘leadership’ realm, Natalie can be found enjoying any array of outdoor activities (especially hiking or running) or playing flute in her church’s orchestra.