Heather Badenoch believes in the power of not-for-profits to effect change for people, animals and our environment. She provides strategic communications planning and implementation, public relations, social media engagement, and training across Canada.

Heather is a living liver donor and volunteers with Community Veterinary Outreach and the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre annual Christmas Tree sale. She is a past Volunteer Ottawa board member and the past Vice President and Membership Chair of the Canadian Public Relations Society Ottawa-Gatineau chapter.

She received the 2014 Outstanding Contribution Award from Volunteer Ottawa and the 2005 City of Ottawa Civic Appreciation Award for Community Activism (Group) along with the HOPE SummerFest planning team.

Heather is a proud alumna of the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University.

She and her husband, Paul, can often be found walking their rescue dog, Abbey, or taking on yet another house project.