Rachel Pickering, is Chief Operating Officer for The Children's Agenda. Rachel brings 20 years of non-profit program and administrative experience to the position. Joining TCA in 2013, Rachel provided support, strategic guidance, and organization to Rochester's Healthy Weight Leadership Council - a collective impact initiative to increase childhood healthy weight in the City of Rochester. Prior to TCA, Rachel was the Associate Director of Community Engagement at Common Ground Health and led the Healthi Kids initiative for 5 years. Rachel is on the Board of Directors of Friends of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, Impact Earth, and Heritage Christian Services CCQL Committee. Rachel was the recipient of the Rochester Business Journal's 40 Under Forty Award in 2011 and was featured as a national 'Mover and Shaker' by PreventObesity.net in 2015.