Northern Arizona University
Heidi Hansen, ’91 BS (Communication), works in the Flagstaff Economic Vitality Division as the Convention and Visitors Bureau Director and oversees the city’s tourism marketing and visitor services program. Heidi has 20 plus years experience in sales and marketing in the newspaper industry. A long time resident of Flagstaff, she worked for the past 11 ½ years at the Arizona Daily Sun as the Advertising Director. Heidi graduated Northern Arizona University with a Bachelors degree in Advertising. While attending NAU, Heidi had the pleasure to work at the University newspaper, The Lumberjack. This experience helped Heidi decide the major she wanted to pursue and helped lead her career path. Heidi actively participates on the Flagstaff Leadership Program Board, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, Flagstaff Cultural Partners Board, Coconino Community College Scholarship Committee and the College of America PAC Committee and most recently the NAU Alumni Board. Heidi received the Athena Young Professionals award in 2007. She has a husband of seventeen years and two children ages 15 and 13.