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Danielle Schaeffner

BUILT ENVIRONMENT SPECIALIST

  • Former Environmental Health Specialist for Healthy Communities, Kitsap Public Health District;
  • Former Physical Activity Coordinator, Hawaii State Department of Health;
  • Former Vice-Chair of Puget Sound Regional Council’s Bike & Pedestrian Advisory Committee.

Danielle has represented health at the local, regional, state and national level over the past 5+ years, leading and supporting a range of active transportation efforts, including work in comprehensive and mode-specific planning, Health Impact Assessment (HIA), Complete Streets and built environment policy guidance.

Danielle graduated from Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health in 2012 with an MPH in Epidemiology and has been working at the intersection of health and community design since 2014. Danielle is passionate about working with partners across sectors to promote policy, systems and environmental changes that increase access to multimodal options for all ages, races, incomes, and abilities. Danielle has contributed to equity and built environment-focused reports and guidance documents. Danielle loves exploring new places, adventuring outdoors, and being in or near the ocean.