Sarah Pytalski is a seasoned project manager and communicator with deep ties to rural and tribal communities. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Oregon State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Community Development. She uses her 10+ years of experience to help clients harness data to drive policy and social change. Systems thinking and logic modeling, storytelling, data visualization, qualitative and quantitative research are all part of her portfolio. As a member of the Rural Assembly Steering Committee, she supports a nationwide movement working to build more opportunities and better policies for rural communities. She has worked with Indigenous Nations in the U.S. and Canada to unpack issues ranging from criminal justice to education to food security and climate. She lives in the Umpqua Valley of Oregon and volunteers with several local causes.