Merete received her B.S. in Biology at the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2012, where she cultivated her passion for community organizing and education. She furthered these interests as an instructor at High Trails Outdoor Science School and by earning her RYT-200 yoga teacher certification following her undergraduate studies. Since joining the MAPS team in 2014, Merete provides administrative support for MAPS Executive Director, Rick Doblin, acts as a MAPS Ambassador at education and outreach events, and collaborates with MAPS’ fundraising, communications, and operations teams. When not wrangling Rick, Merete enjoys reading, yoga, puzzles, and watching British murder mysteries.