Heather was the director of Alaska Sea Grant in 2018–2019. She also directed the Marine Advisory Program, the extension arm of Alaska Sea Grant.
- Master of Marine Affairs, University of Washington
- Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Oregon
Environmental policy, resource conservation, cross-cultural education/research, grant writing, economic development, federal and state liaising, strategic partnerships, outreach, program/project management, and organizational leadership.
Conserving Kamchatka Salmon (2012)