Heidi joined Nonantum in 1998 and has one cat, Boots, and three Pembroke Welsh Corgis, Reba, Dakota, and Juliette. She is an active member of Wilmington Kennel Club, The Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of the Potomac, and The Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of America.

Heidi enjoys reading, cooking, and gardening in her free time and competes in various canine events including conformation, obedience, rally and lure coursing.