Heidi Pickman joined CAMEO in 2011 to develop and manage CAMEO’s communication and advocacy activities and had increasingly taken on more responsibility. She continues to lead the communications and advocacy strategies, while adding programming and membership engagement to her portfolio. Before joining CAMEO, she directed earned media activities for two California ballot initiatives and campaigned successfully to include clean energy provisions in the economic stimulus package of 2009. In her former career as a radio journalist, she produced national public radio programs including Weekend America and Marketplace Morning Report. She has a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Tufts University and a C. Phil. in Economics from UCLA. She loves anything to do with Spain and dabbles in the fire arts.