Technical Writer-Adjunct Professor
Heidi has led marketing and communications teams in business and higher ed, most recently at St. Cloud Technical and Community College (2011 to 2014) and College of Saint Benedict (2006 to 2011). She is an adjunct professor at St. Cloud State University. Her experience includes grant writing and annual gifts. Heidi has served as vice president for the Kennedy Community School PTA will serve as president in 2015. She is on the Business Development Committee of the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce and was a trustee on the Brian Klinefelter Memorial Foundation and chaired committees of the Central Minnesota Advertising Federation. She has a BA and MA in English from SCSU and will complete her doctorate in technical communication and rhetoric from Texas Tech University in 2015. She and her husband, Emil Towner, live in St. Joseph with chickens, miniature horses, a mule, a pug and four kids (from college to elementary school age). All kids have been active in music, drama, dance, and sports. Heidi is in her first term on the LEAF board.