Raegan Mach – Oklahoma
Raegan Mach (she/her) is a changemaker, hunger fighter, and human rights advocate. She believes that no person should go hungry or without a safe place to sleep at night. In her current role at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, she connects people in need to emergency food assistance and other social service organizations to make sure their needs are being met. Raegan graduated summa cum laude with her Associate’s degree in International Studies from Northern Oklahoma College in 2018, and then graduated summa cum laude with her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2020. In 2020, she was honored as a Distinguished Service Graduate for her 450+ hours of community service performed throughout her college career. Additionally, she has recently been selected as a 2022 finalist for the Charles B. Rangel Fellowship and the Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship, both of which are through the U.S. Department of State. As she applies to numerous graduate programs across the United States, she hopes to pursue a career in the foreign service and address global issues such as food scarcity, access to education, and human rights violations. Raegan lives in Oklahoma City, where she enjoys long walks with her dog, Teddy, and playing tennis with her boyfriend, Seth. Raegan grew up in Tonkawa, Oklahoma in a single-parent household, which drives her to address the issues single parents face every day. Her passion for service continues to grow daily, and she is enthusiastic about making a change in the community she serves.