Mary Thurston
Program Assistant

Mary Thurston is responsible for providing administrative and project management support to the membership and advising services team. Donnelly most recently worked as the executive assistant for two luxury hotels in South Florida and has a varied professional history as a legislative intern, human rights intern, and English as a second language teacher. Donnelly is passionate about the Alliance’s mission of supporting basic science through philanthropy and demonstrates her lifelong personal interest by actively supporting environmental science endeavors. Donnelly was awarded a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from Florida State University.