Rachel was elected in May 2017 to represent the Minchinhampton County Council Division, which includes Minchinhampton, Chalford and Brimscombe and Thrupp.
Rachel is a qualified Music Therapist and has extensive experience working across the health and social care sectors, and in special education. She specialises in dementia care and other long term neurological conditions.
At the County Council Rachel is a member of Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee, Environment and Communities Scrutiny Committee and Constitution Committee. She is committed to working on sustainable and accessible transport for all, and is a member of the county council's Cycling Advisory Group. Rachel has a keen interest in transparency and openness to improve accountability in our local democracy, and is pushing to have open contracting principles established at Gloucestershire County Council.