Rachel joined the Belknap County office as an Administrative Assistant in April 2022. She provides support to 4-H Youth Development, Food and Agriculture, and Economic Development. Rachel previously worked as a farmer in central Massachusetts and freelance grant writer. She also worked as a project assistant supporting International Development at Tetra Tech. Rachel moved to Franklin, New Hampshire in 2022 to start a homestead with her fiancé. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She enjoys hiking, trail running, gardening, birding, and rock climbing. She also runs her own pyrography (wood burning) art business in her spare time.