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Meet Heather Spalding
Meet Heather Spalding

Heather coordinates the Student Sustainability Center (SSC) within Student Activities and Leadership Programs (SALP). Through programs, field trips, and activities, the SSC offers a variety of hands-on learning opportunities for students. Heather also supports integration of sustainability into PSU’s Enrollment Management and Student Affairs division through departmental practices, learning activities, and professional development.

Heather has a Master of Science in Educational Leadership and Policy with a specialization in Leadership for Sustainability Education and a Bachelor of Science from PSU. As well, she has completed a Permaculture Design Certificiate with Toby Hemenway and is a registered yoga instructor (RYT 200) specializing in restorative techniques. She serves as Board President for the Greater Portland Sustainability Education Network, a Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development recognized by United Nations University. She is also a member of the Advisory Council for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and is NASPA's Sustainability Knowledge Community Representative for Region V.