Heather Hunter is a Program Manager at the Social Planning Council of Ottawa. Since 2010, she has been instrumental in developing and delivering several innovative Community Economic Development initiatives, including Building Greener Futures Together, and Youth Active Media. Her experience combines front-line work with strategic planning in order to deliver initiatives that work for those involved, while also being strategically sound. Heather holds a degree in Public Affairs and Policy Management and a Graduate diploma in Public Administration. When not engaged in community building, she can be found working and volunteering in the world of animal training and sustainable agriculture.