Heather is a freelance author who has spent more than 12 years writing and copyediting in various roles, including formerly on staff at SecureWorld. Heather graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. in Environmental Studies and a B.S. in Journalism & Communications. When she is off duty, she enjoys exploring Oregon with her family, volunteering for local non-profits, and sipping wine at outdoor music festivals. She is also an advocate for environmental stewardship and holds a Master Recycler Certification for the Portland Metro area.