Heather Mineart has been with the University for the past 18 years and in the Department of Physics & Astronomy; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) for 15 of those years serving as Assistant to the DEO. Her primary focus is with departmental administration and operations and faculty HR. Heather has been a part of various committees across campus through the years including serving as Vice-President/President Elect of UI Staff Council (UISC), chair of the UISC Elections Committee, the CLAS Dean Search Committee, UISC Executive Committee, CLAS Admin. Training and Resource Committee, CLAS Wellness Ambassador Committee, CLAS Staff Council Steering Committee, Employee and Labor Relations Review Committee, CLAS Staff and Recognition Committee and is serving her second term on Staff Council. Heather received her BBA in Business Administration and Human Resource Management in 2018 and just completed her MBA. She enjoys spending as much time as possible with her husband Nathan and two son’s Cade and Rhys.