Heather McPherson is committed to developing strong communities, building partnerships, and working together for a world that is fair, just, and prosperous for people and the planet. Heather has over 25 years experience building and supporting her community. She brings a strong set of skills and experience combined with an energetic, enthusiastic and creative approach.
Heather has lived in Edmonton Strathcona for her entire adult life, choosing the neighbourhood of Argyll to raise her family. She has volunteered extensively in Edmonton Strathcona, including as the President of the Edmonton Strathcona Electoral District Association for the New Democratic Party of Canada.
Heather has a Masters Degree from the University of Alberta in Educational Policy Studies in International Education where her thesis focused on the vital incorporation of indigenous knowledges in the achievement of development priorities.
Envisioning new possibilities and developing innovative ways to support the Edmonton Strathcona community is what Heather hopes to do as the Edmonton Strathcona NDP Candidate in 2019.