Sworn into office on March 3, 2020, Representative Rachel Roberts is the first woman to hold the House District 67 seat, serving the people of Campbell County and Kentucky. In 2022 she was elected House Minority Whip, making her just the fifth woman in Kentucky history to be elected to House leadership. Rachel is a champion for health care, children, crime victims, public schools and teachers, and as a businesswoman, she is a strong voice for economic issues and job creation.
Representative Rachel Roberts is owner of The Yoga Bar, a locally founded center for mindfulness, which has been voted Best of Northern Kentucky, and she is co-owner of RAKE Strategies. She grew her businesses from scratch and had the savvy and dedication to build The Yoga Bar into a thriving hub for community involvement and charitable fundraising. Her clients have included partnerships with The Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals, FC Cincinnati, Newport on the Levee, as well as some of the area’s most respected employers.
Rachel provides mindfulness courses for local first responders, conducts trainings for Fortune 500 companies and is known around the world for her international retreats.
She currently serves on the board of directors for Newport Business Association and Buenger Boys & Girls Club. She is Vice Chair of the NCOIL Health Insurance & Long-Term Care Committee, Kentucky State Director for Women in Government (WIG), and Vice-Chair for the Kentucky-Taiwan Caucus.
She and her husband Michael live in Newport with their rescue animals Steve, Findlay, and Kevin.
Northern Kentucky Caucus (Member)
Women's Caucus (Member)
Aerospace/Aviation Caucus (Member)
Kentucky Sportsmen's Caucus (Member)
Kentucky Taiwan Caucus (Vice Chair)
Bourbon Trail Caucus (Member)
Affordable Housing Caucus (Member)
Kentucky Nonprofit Caucus (Member)
Rachel's 2022 Endorsements Include:
United Auto Workers Community Action Program
Teamsters Local 783
General Drivers, Warehousemen & Helpers Local 89
Plumbers, Pipefitters & Mechanical Equipment Service Local 392
UFCW Local 227
Ironworkers Local 44
UFCW International Union
Boilermakers Local 40
Greater Louisville Building and Constructions Trade Council
C-FAIR (Fairness Campaign)
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth
Kentucky Women's Network
Kentucky Educators Political Action Committee
Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates
The Kentucky Sierra Club
Newport Firefighters Local 45
Kentucky Professional Fire Fighters
Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police
Professional Awards, Courses, and Achievements
2023 Council of State Governments New Leadership Academy
2021 State & Local Government: Resilient Communities, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard.
2020 NKY Democrat of the Year
2018 Women's Campaign School at Yale
Best of NKY 2015 & 2016
Entrepreneur of the Year 2015
Winner Aviatra 2015
Winner Top Ten Area Businesses 2015
Aspen Institute Community Great Ideas Seminar