Rachel Disser left the Chicago cold for the sunny shores of Manhattan Beach in 2003. She spent over a decade in pharmaceutical sales and training for Merck & Co and Novartis before joining the family business as President of DisCom International in 2012. Rachel has held numerous volunteer positions in MBUSD including Grand View PTA President, Manhattan Beach District Council President, Co-Chair for Grades of Green Verte Auction, and Co-Chair of the Manhattan Wine Auction. Rachel has a BS in Environmental Science from University of Lynchburg. Over the past decade Rachel has served on numerous PTA boards including Grand View, MBMS and Mira Costa. She also currently serves on The Manhattan Beach Education Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Rachel and her husband Brian have two sons, Michael and Henry, enrolled in MBUSD schools.