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Rachael Nygaard

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Buncombe County, N.C.

About Rachael Nygaard

Rachael Nygaard serves as Strategic Partnerships Director for Buncombe County (N.C.) Government. In this role, she provides oversight of the county’s grant programs including pandemic response and recovery funding. An experienced public sector and nonprofit leader, Rachael is passionate about cross-sector collaboration and community impact.