Rachelle is an EMU alum and current Ph.D. candidate who has served as a secretary at the
university since 2014. Her responsibilities as Administrative Secretary in the Department of
Teacher Education include facilitating hiring and payroll processes, supervising student office
assistants, purchasing supplies and processing travel requests and expense reports, tracking
budget expenditures, entering overrides, building course schedules, and managing
miscellaneous administrative tasks. Rachelle is a member of the clerical union’s Bargaining &
Grievance committee. When she is not working, reading, or writing, Rachelle enjoys playing
soccer, doing photography, and exploring nature.