Heather joined Waterkeeper Alliance in 2016 as Grants Manager. Previously, she was a consultant for numerous environmental organizations specializing in development including fundraising, grant writing, and donor relations, as well as event planning and execution. Her clients have included Waterkeeper Alliance, Aquarium of the Pacific, Los Angeles Waterkeeper, the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation, and others. Heather has coordinated several Waterkeeper Alliance conferences, initiated the Waterkeeper Fundraising Bootcamp webinar series, and currently manages foundation grants and donor relations. Heather was Associate Director of the Santa Monica Baykeeper from 2001-2005, where she managed program and fundraising operations. She is an avid runner, ocean swimmer & scuba diver, and served on the Board of Directors of Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) for four years. Heather holds a Bachelor of Science from UCLA and lives on the island of Kauai, where she is outdoors and in the water as often as possible.