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Rachel Hammelman

Program Associate & Training Program Coordinator

Rachel Hammelman is a Program Associate at the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation’s (Udall Foundation) John S. McCain III National Center for Environmental Conflict Resolution (National Center). She provides support for the Climate Service Area as well as National Center projects, programming, and operational requirements. Prior to joining the Udall Foundation, Rachel worked for The Land Conservancy of New Jersey on municipal- and county-level land management planning and advocacy, specifically related to open space conservation, farmland preservation, and recreation. She also worked for the University of Rochester conducting research on the evolution and development of morphology in pea aphids.

Rachel graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government with a Master of Public Administration, during which she worked with the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University on their inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and leadership (IDEAL) efforts. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Rochester in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

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