Heather has been serving as an Officer at 4 Engineer Support Regiment in Gagetown since summer 2016. She is married to an Infantry Officer and they have two children, aged 4 and 2. Heather has served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 16 years, enrolling in Ottawa and then completing her Chemical Engineering degree at the Royal Military College in Kingston in 2005. She has completed training, postings and deployments in a variety of places including Vancouver, Edmonton, Petawawa, Jamaica, Norway and Kandahar, Afghanistan. Heather has worked in field operations, human resources and personnel administration.