About Heather

Heather Gustafson is a public school teacher, devoted mom to four kids, wife to a former Wisconsinite, conservationist, and volunteer for her community and children’s activities.

  • High school history teacher, 2019 Social Studies Teacher of the Year at Centennial High School

  • Founder and community organizer for Vadnais Heights for Change

  • Member of the City of Vadnais Heights Community Engagement Committee

  • Master’s degree in Education from Saint Scholastica

  • Bachelor’s in Mass Communication from Minnesota State University Moorhead

  • Mother to four; 3 attend Mounds View schools, 1 is at University of Minnesota Twin Cities

  • Passionate about the environment, civil rights, education, and healthcare

  • Member of Pheasants Forever and Ducks Unlimited

  • Volunteer for Mounds View Softball Association


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