Mary H. Weiser, advocate and fundraising chair for the Food Allergy Center, has held a number of positions within the state and federal political arena. In 2000, she was director of fundraising for the Michigan Republican State Committee. She also worked for Senator Spencer Abraham. In addition to Weiser’s political experience, she also has worked within the corporate sector for MCN Energy Group, Inc. Closer to home, she served as director of fundraising for the Washtenaw Housing Alliance, and raised $8.6 million in an effort to aid the homeless within her community. She currently also serves as the Board Secretary and is on the Executive Committee of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and on the Board of FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education).