Heather is honored to serve as the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services for Del Norte County. She has over a decade of diverse experience in the fields of healthcare and social services including public and private hospitals, universities, non-profits, and county government. She obtained her master’s degree in social work from New York University and has her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Leadership Studies from Pittsburg State University.
Heather worked as a clinician, administrator, and mentor in NYC for several years before relocating to the Northern Coast of California to oversee the department. Additionally, Heather is a Commissioner for First 5 Del Norte and a board member for The Family Resource Center of the Redwoods. Heather is humbled to support the staff at DHHS and serve the community.
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