Rachelle Thomason

Lousiana’s

Coastal Program Manager Fellow

Rachelle is the Coastal Program Manager Fellow at Foundation for Louisiana, as part of our increasing work on coastal resiliency issues in the state. Rachelle works on a number of outreach efforts that include the Coastal Resiliency Planning Process as well as the TOGETHER Initiative: Coastal Edition, along with assisting with the development of the Coastal Resiliency Leverage Fund.

Rachelle graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Meteorology and later received her Master of Science Degree in Coastal Geomorphology from the University of New Orleans (UNO). When studying at UNO, her thesis focused on marsh platform erosion due to meteorological events.