Rural Community Builder Name: Emily Whittier
Community: The Dalles (serving Wasco, Hood River, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Klickitat, and Skamania)
Role: RARE – Wasco County Extension, OSU
What is one word or phrase that describes this person as an RCB: Community Connector
Recognized by: RARE Supervisor
Tell us a bit about what you appreciate about them as an RCB: Emily is providing leadership and support to a network of other RARE and AmeriCorps members in our region to carry-out food systems and other wellbeing projects to improve our community and build connections.