Rachel's BioRachel joined the Cornerstone team in April 2021 as an associate on the federal government relations team. She assists with public health and health care issue monitoring, conducts policy research and analysis, and facilitates legislative advocacy and outreach.
Prior to Cornerstone, Rachel served as a staff assistant in the Office of Rep. Chris Pappas (D-NH), where she co-managed Rep. Pappas’ correspondence program as well as tracked his bipartisan efforts, legislative actions, district grants, and committee and caucus initiatives. Before this, she was a legislative intern for the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and the Office of Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL). Prior to her work in Congress, Rachel was a communications and policy research intern for Trust for America’s Health, a non-profit, non-partisan organization, where she tracked and researched major health emergencies, including notable incidents and legislative actions for the publication, Ready or Not 2020: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism.
Rachel graduated from Boston University with a major in Health Sciences and a minor in Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Studies. She is from West Hartford, CT and was a Division I athlete at Boston University as a member of the women’s rowing team.