Local to Chico, Heather graduated from Pleasant Valley High School in 2004 and continued her education at Feather River College where she received an AA in Liberal Studies in 2007. Heather joined the Agency in December, 2015. Prior to her work at the Agency, she worked as a director of an Infant Center as well as a childcare provider at the Kids in Motion childcare facility at In Motion Fitness in Chico.
She is involved in the community as the Vice President of Desperado Horse Club in Orland, Ca which is part of the California State Horsemans Association. She also helps at the local Gymkhanas. In her free time she enjoys riding and competing on her two horses, riding quads and going four-wheeling with her dad and two younger brothers. She lives on a ranch with nine horses which keeps her plenty busy.