Ashley Cellar's career spans 20 years, with work experience in law offices, public schools, non-profits, and esteemed universities. Throughout her career, Ashley has displayed unmatched management, administrative and organizational expertise. In 2019, Ashley brought those skills to The Ohio State University, where she began her role as an Administrative Associate with the Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention (CFI).
In 2020, Ashley began serving as Program Coordinator for CFI where her commitment to promoting CFI content, engaging collaborators (internal and external), coordinating event logistics, and implementing policies for the center, has positively served faculty, staff, and students alike. She helps to manage the CFI Communication Team which is responsible for coordinating outreach events such as webinars and in-person events that bring together food safety experts. She also played a significant role in the development of the annual CFI Impact Report and oversees the creation of all CFI marketing materials.
Ashley is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and is excited to work on a team that strives to protect public health by preventing foodborne illness. Outside of her work at OSU, she has dedicated her time to working with victims of domestic violence, supported women through pregnancy and labor/delivery as a doula, coordinated tutoring and after-school programs for at-risk youth, and spent countless hours as a hospital volunteer. Ashley’s goal is to obtain her Master of Public Health (MPH) in Maternal and Child Health so that she can continue to work to improve the lives of other families.