Alice was a TEFL Volunteer who served first in the village of Kara Koo on the south side of Lake Issyk-Kul and then moved to the town of Balykchy on the west end of the lake. During her second year of service, she headed the GLOBE Program in Kyrgyzstan, traveling the country giving regional seminars as well as distributing equipment and materials to promote environmental science education. She is one of the founding Board Members of Friends of Kyrgyzstan.