Rachel was born in Roseburg and raised in Douglas County and various other locations in Oregon and Northern California.

She graduated in 2014 from Eastern Oregon University with a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Sociology. Rachel has

worked mostly in the healthcare industry for the past 20 years, including several years at Mercy Hospital in Discharge Planning/Case Management.

She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Social Work from Walden University.

When not at work or doing homework, you can find her hanging out with her 5 cats or hiking and finding new adventures at the coast with her 2 dogs, Buffy (4) and Karma (10).