Hails from: Midlothian, Virginia
Top 5 Strengths: Strategic, Arranger, Achiever, Ideation, Communication
Education: BS, Communication Studies, James Madison University; M.Ed, Higher Education and Student Affairs, University of South Carolina; Ph.D, Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, University of Kentucky
Contributes to VT through…working as the Director for Student Engagement and Campus Life. Heather oversees the department which includes the management and operations of three student centers (Squires Student Center, Graduate Life Center, Johnston Student Center) and the War Memorial Chapel, a number of VT services and experiences (Ticket Office, VT Off-Campus Housing, Event Planning, Production, Perspective Gallery), and the student engagement experience including oversight of over 700 registered student organizations and the advisement six amazing University Chartered Student Organizations.
Favorite TV show: Friday Night Lights (Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose) and Parks and Recreation (Be the Leslie Knope of whatever you do)
Favorite fictional hero: Leslie Knope (clearly)