Heather began with RFC in 2010, focusing on land conservation and policy work. Since being promoted to Watershed Action Director in 2014, Heather has coordinated the Comprehensive Lower Fryingpan Assessment, RFC’s role in the Crystal River Management Plan, and 2015 Cattle Creek Stream Health Evaluation. She has helped RFC establish a presence on the Colorado Basin Roundtable and is a member of the Roaring Fork Watershed Collaborative’s steering committee. Heather graduated from Providence College with a B.S. in Biology, completed a graduate residency in Environmental Education at the Teton Science Schools in Jackson, WY, and obtained a M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy from Johns Hopkins University. She also sits on the board of Colorado Mountain College's Natural Resource Management Program. In addition, Heather is a certified whitewater guide and ski instructor.