Rachel Luna is a graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary where she earned a Master’s degree in Theological Studies. Before attending Wesley, Rachel worked as the Missions and Outreach Assistant at Franklin First United Methodist Church in Franklin, Tennessee.
Over the past 8 years, Rachel has gained experience through service with Project Transformation in various roles. Her PT career started in 2009 as a Mountain Biking Coordinator in North Texas. After surviving a summer mountain biking in the summer heat, she served a second summer in Dallas as a youth intern in 2010. After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Social Work, Rachel worked on the first ever intern leadership team with Project Transformation Tennessee. Her final term as an intern was as a year-round site coordinator in Dallas.
Rachel’s hobbies include hiking, attending concerts and live sports, and walking around the National Mall. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She is also the proud aunt of Teddy Osborne, intern class of 2033.
Mary Katherine Melton is thrilled and honored to serve as the Program Director for Project Transformation DC. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in May of 2015 with a double major in Political Science and International Studies with a minor in Spanish. During the 2015-2016 school year, Mary Katherine was an intern for Project Transformation Tennessee and served at Antioch United Methodist Church. As the Program Director for PT DC, she hopes to support and lead the college interns as they discern God’s will for their lives and develop a curriculum for the children that both inspires and challenges them. After seeing firsthand what God can do through PT in a community, she is overjoyed to be a part of all that God is doing through Project Transformation in Washington, DC!
When she’s not working, MK loves spending time with her two nieces, dancing, traveling, watching The Office, and volunteering as the Under Secretary-General for the Southern Regional Model United Nations conference in Atlanta, GA.