Heidi Moore-Guynup (‘98, Psychology, ‘00, M.A. Psychology) has served the students and families of Humboldt County in a variety of ways. Moore-Guynup worked for Eureka City Schools as a school counselor/psychologist for five years. She then moved into administrative positions, including associate principal at Eureka High School and principal of Zane Middle School, where she facilitated the merger of two large middle schools into the largest middle school on California's North Coast.
In 2010, she transitioned to working with the Humboldt County Office of Education
(HCOE) as coordinator of the county’s Decade of Difference initiative to improve the quality of the local workforce and economy through the development of collaborative and meaningful relationships between K-12 education, higher education, business, and the community. In 2017, Moore-Guynup was named assistant superintendent of educational services, before becoming superintendent of the McKinleyville Union School District.
She currently serves on the Humboldt State University Foundation Board, the President's Community Advisory Committee, and the College of Professional Studies Advisory Board. She also teaches part-time in HSU’s Educational Leadership credential program, where she recently volunteered to donate her time as a lecturer to help ease college budget constraints.