Rachel Layko is a member of the URISA Vanguard Cabinet and serves as a co-chair of the Mentoring Subcommittee. Rachel received her B.S. in Biology from William & Mary in 2019. She previously worked in the Center for Geospatial Analysis at William & Mary and as a Dangermond Fellow with the National Audubon Society. This fall, Rachel will begin her graduate studies in geography at Arizona State University in the Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science.