As an active user of THPRD for over 20 years, Heidi appreciates how parks and recreation connects our community to learning, nature, health and wellness and each other.
She is an active THPRD trail user, has participated in sports leagues and community events. Her two children have been involved in various THPRD activities, including after-school programs, summer camps, music, art,
theater and athletic opportunities.
Heidi has worked in higher education for over two decades both at Portland Community College and Portland State University in various student affairs, workforce development and teaching roles.
She is also a union leader serving PCC's Federation of Faculty and Academic Professionals. Previously Heidi worked for the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)
where she assisted newly-arrived refugees to learn English, transition into employment, and establish themselves in the Portland metropolitan area.
Heidi is an active volunteer within Beaverton School District and serves on the Oregon Commission for Voluntary Action & Service.
She earned her Masters degree from Portland State University, Bachelors degree from Purdue University and attended Washington State University.
She is the proud parent of two teenage children and enjoys skiing, camping, running, outdoor concerts, and traveling.