Volgistics System Administrator / Volunteer Coordinator
AT HART: Heather started out at HART just wanting to clean stalls!! She really loves cleaning stalls!!! Over the next several months Heather joined the ranks and took on weekend care of the rescued horses, oversight and administration of the volunteer program, as well as some of the grant writing. Heather has become our jack-of-all-trades!
OFF THE CLOCK: A transplant from New York, Heather has lived in Brevard County for five years. She lives in Satellite Beach with her husband and 8-year-old son, Carmine. Heather has two mini pigs who keep her company at home. Heather has a full-time job with Jacobs Engineering overseeing Logistics for NASA and several other Kennedy Space Center customers. A horse lover since she was five, Heather is thrilled to contribute in her own way to the rescue and rehoming of off-the-track thoroughbreds, and to have the opportunity to continue to ride and work with the horses. HART has welcomed her with open arms!
BACKGROUND: Heather has ridden horses since she was five years old. She completed her first Preliminary 3-day at 15 years old. In 1994 she qualified for the Area IV Young Riders Team and competed in Chicago, Illinois at the North American Young Riders 3-Day event. Heather graduated from Murray State College with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Health in 2000. After college Heather commissioned into the United States Air Force and was active duty from 2002 through 2010. Holding a second bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a master’s degree in Management, Heather is simply waiting to see what is next!!