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Rachel Patterson

Rachel Patterson

Rachel Patterson is a policy lead at Evergreen and has experience working on policy in the areas of climate, energy, green transportation and environmental justice. Prior to joining Evergreen, she was the legislative and climate associate at Environmental Advocates NY, where she supported policy development, analysis and research and engaged with state legislators and coalitions. Rachel also served as an Excelsior fellow for NYSERDA and briefly as the senior briefer for the Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo. Rachel holds an MPA from Columbia University, and B.A.s in Public Policy and Environmental Science from Mills College. Rachel is currently pursing a J.D. at Albany Law. She is also active in her community, currently serving on the Albany Community Policing Accountability Committee and is a member of the Albany Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.