NSPRA Executive Board Biography

Heidi Otero
Vice President for Diversity Engagement
2017-20

Heidi Vega serves as the Director of Communications for the Arizona School Boards Association in Phoenix, which serves all school board members, superintendents and school districts across the state. Her time with ASBA has provided a wealth of professional development in policy, advocacy and state level initiatives, such as diversity and equity, to better understand the different disparities students face. Before that, she served as the Director of Communications and Community Engagement with the Deer Valley Unified School District, one of the largest school districts in Arizona spanning over 367 square miles in five different cities, through many initiatives including mass communications, crisis situations, marketing campaigns, community outreach and more. She is a past chapter president of the Arizona School Public Relations Association. Heidi was named an NSPRA “35 Under 35” honoree in 2012, and was recognized as one of NSPRA’s 2014-15 Front-Runners.