Alison Heimowitz, Board Member and DEI Committee Chair
School and Teacher Liaison
Alison is the School and Teacher Liaison at the Oregon Zoo. She brings years of experience of working in the environmental education field in a variety of capacities. Prior to working at the Oregon Zoo, Alison was an instructor at Clackamas Community College Environmental Learning Center. She has been a key Oregon representative on several NAAEE initiatives, like eeCapacity, guidelines for excellence, and more. She is also a certified guidelines for excellence trainer. Alison serves on the program council for the Oregon Environmental Literacy Program. She brings a wealth of history around environmental education in the state of Oregon and is excited about moving the field forward and creating a more diverse network of environmental educators.