Heather Reams is the Executive Director of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) Forum, a non-profit organization that educates the public and influences the national conversation around responsible clean energy solutions that are actionable, market-friendly, and responsible. Heather leads the talented CRES team and oversees core activities of the organization, ensuring the successful expansion of conservative clean energy policies across the nation. Heather serves as Chair of National Clean Energy Week and is on the board of directors for the American Conservative Coalition.
Heather is a 25-year veteran in strategic communications, public affairs, and advocacy and has held a number of senior nonprofit positions. Prior to her non-profit work, she spent a decade working for DC-based public affairs firms focused on strategic and crisis communications. She started her career as a staffer working for Senator Bob Smith (R-NH) and Congressman Gerald Weller (R-IL11), and as an intern for Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA) while pursuing her degree. A graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in Political Science, Heather is active in Republican local and state affairs in her home state of Virginia.