People

Rachel Schaeffer
Program Manager
rachel@feetfirst.org

Rachel Schaeffer works in partnership with the Washington Department of Health to expand statewide access to the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk with Ease program, with a particular emphasis on rural communities. Prior to joining Feet First, she managed healthcare programs for Seattle’s school-based health centers. Rachel has a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Washington’s Community-Oriented Public Health Practice program, and she aims to bring a dose of health prevention to her work in walkability. In her free time, she works on local housing justice issues and enjoys forming a sense of place in her neighborhood.