Meet Rachel J. Petti- Geauga County Family & Community Liaison
Rachel J. Petti is a compassionate and driven professional who has dedicated her career to improving
the health and well-being of others. She earned her Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Nursing
from Lakeland Community College. With over 10 years past experience as a nurse, she gained extensive
knowledge and skills in the healthcare industry. Rachel’s passion for public health led her to work with
the Lake County General Health District for four years, helping to provide essential health services to the
community. Her passion has always been helping the youth and their families. She is dedicated to
working with students and their families to ensure they are connected with the services they need to
Outside of work, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children, traveling and
volunteering at her children’s school.
Favorite Quote: “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive that is Youer than
you.” – Dr. Seuss
Meet Kristin M. Llewellyn-Lake County Family & Community Liaison
Kristin Llewellyn is native to northeast Ohio, where she has served in the field of community social work and advocacy with her previous professional experience with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Ohio and Lake County Prosecutor’s Office in victim services. Ms. Llewellyn cultivated her interest in working with students because of her own personal academic struggles to become educated. Llewellyn went on to earn an Associate’s Degree in Human Services from Lakeland Community College, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work form Youngstown State University.
Ms. Llewellyn underwent additional professional development opportunities with the Ohio Department of Education and The Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center at The Ohio State University in order to be effective in her role as a school liaison. Areas of emphasis that Llewellyn has additional expertise in are school based/community programming, family engagement, and community outreach.
Llewellyn’s approach to working with students and families is compassionate, practical and is judgement free. She utilizes a strength-based approach that addresses the needs of the whole child, and that assists students and families so that they feel empowered!
Favorite Quote: "We are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them.
But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there."
–The Perks of Being a Wallflower