Abigail joined the Monterey Bay DART Team in Summer 2022 and brings an extensive background in building relationships between various community stakeholders, government agencies, and diverse populations. Abigail has a master’s degree in state and local policy and a bachelor’s degree in political science. She also holds certificates in Advanced Public Engagement for Local Governments; Leading Smart Communities; and Local Government Analyst Boot Camp. Outside of work, Abigail enjoys running, hiking, and listening to current event podcasts. She loves to cook new recipes, play with her two cats, and spend time with her family.