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Representative Barbara Rachelson

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205 Summit St., Burlington, VT 05401
BARBARA RACHELSON of Burlington (since 1991), Democrat, was born in Glen Ridge, NJ, and grew up in North Caldwell, NJ. She attended West Essex High School, Brandeis University (BA, sociology) and University of Michigan (MSW in policy and planning). She is married to Don and the mother of two. She is Executive Director of Lund since 1997 and has 35 years’ experience working in nonprofit organizations, which includes: Executive Director, Michigan Network of Runaway and Youth Services; Director of Outpatient Services, The Counseling Service of Addison County; Program Development Director, Spectrum Youth Services; and Program Director, DTA (runaway /homeless youth shelter in Detroit). She was a legislative aide in the Michigan House Judiciary Committee; an LBJ intern for Congressman Joseph Minish (NJ), and an intern for the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency. Barbara is on the board of ACLU-Vermont and a commissioner for the Burlington Parallel Justice Commission. She has served on the boards of Fletcher Allen Health Care, the Vermont Children's Forum, the Michigan Coalition for Children and Families and the Michigan Coalition for Juvenile Justice Reform. She served on the Vermont Committee for Child, Adolescent, and Family Mental Health; and the Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission. She is a fieldwork instructor at UVM School of Social Work and a former fieldwork instructor for the University of Michigan and Michigan State University Schools of Social Work. She was a federal peer and grant reviewer for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She was a 2016 CSG Toll Fellow and a 2014 CSG Thompson Fellow. Member of the House: 2013-2014, 2015-2016.

Roll Call Votes by Representative Rachelson

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
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