Born and raised in northern Utah, Rachel attended Utah State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a master’s degree in Business Administration. After completing her degree, she worked in the Conference Services and Admissions Department at Utah State University.
Rachel has a passion for humanitarian work and loves to work both locally and globally to help empower people in need. In 2008, she co-founded Global Neighbor with her brother to address hunger and poverty issues.
She has served in various community and religious positions and currently loves being a stay-at-home mother of four children. She is married to Steve von Niederhausern and enjoys reading, playing the piano, cooking, and outdoor adventures with her family.