As a senior member of Western Municipal Water District’s community affairs team, Rachel’s responsibilities include assisting with Western’s comprehensive communications program, including community engagement, strategic planning and emergency/crisis communications.
Prior to working at Western, she served as the communications coordinator for the City of Carlsbad where she assisted with developing the city’s new website and social media efforts as well as the award-winning Carlsbad Currents newsletter. Rachel has also has worked for the cities of Palmdale and Lancaster’s communication departments.
Rachel enjoys giving back to her profession and has been part of the CAPIO Board of Directors for the past four years, currently serving as CAPIO’s president. She has also served as the first vice president and awards chair and conference chair. Rachel holds an MBA from the University of Redlands and a B.A. in Communication Studies from UCLA.