Heather Sarantis

Associate Director, Programs Operations

Heather Sarantis is the Associate Director, Programs Operations where she manages key components of operations for the Programs team, including the Explore, Develop and Scale process, Results Framework & Architecture and the Fast Start Fund.

Prior to ClimateWorks Foundation, Heather was a campaigner at Rainforest Action Network and, for the past 15 years, worked on environmental health and justice issues with Breast Cancer Prevention Partners and Commonweal where she built capacity for community based participatory research and was the manager and lead co-author of Paths to Prevention: California Breast Cancer Primary Prevention Plan.

Heather received her B.S. in Resource Economics from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Environmental Studies at the University of Montana as the Doris Duke Conservation Leadership Fellow. She was also a Changemaker Fellow at Pacific School of Religion.