Rachel Willis is the Vice President of Regional Operations for Bethany Christian Services since 2019, overseeing Grand Rapids and East Lansing. Ms. Willis joined Bethany Christian Services in 2011 as a foster care case manager, and worked as an adoption worker, licensing specialist, and pregnancy counselor before becoming the branch director of Bethany’s East Lansing office in 2017. Ms. Willis serves as Vice- President of the Lansing School District Board of Education which she was elected to in 2011, and is Chair of her local Community Foundation. Ms. Willis is strongly committed to community service, serving as a Board Secretary for the Michigan Federation for Children and Families. Ms. Willis was also recognized by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce as a “10 Over the Next Ten” recipient in 2018. Ms. Willis has a bachelor’s degree in Family Community Services and Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Michigan State University.