Heather brings decades of experience in training, government relations and community outreach to her position as the Director, Adult and Workplace Learning. Educated as a biologist, Heather created science programs for adult learners at UBC Continuing Studies. Following that, she worked for the BC Government to bring training programs to forest workers and Indigenous communities throughout the province. Eventually her career path took her into public service. Heather was elected to the Vancouver Park Board in 2002 and City Council in 2005. After five terms in office, including years as Vancouver Public Library Trustee, she is thrilled to join the Decoda team.