Heather Wooten is a principal at Onside Partners, where she partners with leaders to make lasting change. After working for over a decade at the intersection of health equity and built environment policy, she believes in the power of good governance to create healthy, sustainable, and economically vibrant communities for all. Heather’s expertise includes policy research, analysis, and drafting; development of innovative tools that make the policymaking process accessible to all; community and stakeholder capacity building through coaching, technical assistance, and training. She is the recipient of the 2014 William R. and June Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban and Regional Planning from Cal Poly Pomona for her work in food systems planning. Heather graduated from the University of Minnesota and received her master’s degree in city planning from UC Berkeley.