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Heather Spalding
Portland, OR, United States
Climate Zone:
Cool Temperate

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B. Santifer R.
Erik Blender Geoff Lawton
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About Heather Spalding

Sustainability Leadership and Outreach Coordinator, Portland State University. I coordinate the Sustainability Leadership Center and provide opportunities for students to engage in sustainability.

Check us out at ecowiki.pdx.edu.

Professional Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/edit?trk=hb_tab_pro_top

Personality strengths: Creativity, open-mindedness, love of learning, persistence, social intelligence, fairness

Interests: bioregionalism, mycoremediation, social sustainability, science, alternative currencies, learning organizations, future of technology, scuba, natural health, inter-generational leadership, food systems, social networking and online organizing, taxonomy, systems thinking

Professional interests: student leadership, organizational dynamics, hands-on education, navigating bureacracies, sustainability performance tracking for higher education institutions, strategic planning, learning organizations and communities of practice, community based social marketing, assessment, bioregionalism, partnerships

Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
North American Student Affairs Professionals
Cascade Mycological Society
Cascade Climate Network
Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy

Conferences, Workshops, Presentations
Attending, Northwest Permaculture Convergence (2011)
Attended, Village Building Convergence (2011)
Attended, Multnomah Food Policy Summit (2011)
Attended, PSU Leadership Educators Institute (2011)
Attended, Sustainable Oregon Schools Initiative Conference (2011)
Attended, Indigenous Sustainability Workshop (2011)
Presenter, Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education Nat’l Conference (2011, 2010)
Attended, AASHE Sustainability Officer’s Retreat (2011)
Attended, Urban Ecological Research Symposium (2011, 2010, 2008)
Attended, NASPA Regional (2011, 2010)
Attended, EcoDistricts Summit (2011, 2010)
Organizer and Presenter, Oregon University System Sustainability Conference (2010, 2008)
Presenter, Re-Energize the Northwest Regional Conference (2010)
Attended, TedX Concordia (2010)
Attended, Sustainability in the Humanities Conference (2010)
Presenter, PSU Student Leadership Conference (2010)
Keynote Speaker, PSU Student Leadership Conference (2009)
Completed, Fostering Sustainable Behavior Workshop (2009)
Panelist, Careers in Sustainability Panel (2009)


My Permaculture Qualifications
Permaculture Design Course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: Toby Hemenway
Location: Portland, OR
Date: Oct 2008

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