Program Officer, New England
Rachel Strader is a program officer in the Marine Conservation Initiative.
Before joining the Foundation, Rachel studied in Bermuda and Newfoundland, where she focused on the socioeconomics of commercial fisheries and the biology of coastal ecosystems. She also was a Summer Student Fellow at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution's Marine Policy Center and an intern at the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance in Saco, Maine.
Rachel received a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Sociology from Union College in Schenectady and a Master of Environmental Management (M.E.M.) from Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment.