Heidi Moore-Guynup (’98, Psychology, ’00 M.A. Psychology) has served students, families, and communities across Humboldt County for over 30 years. She has served as a school counselor, school psychologist, Associate Principal, Principal, Assistant Superintendent, and Superintendent and, most recently, is serving the Blue Lake Rancheria as their Director of Tribal Government and Affairs. She is motivated by the youth she has supported and worked tirelessly to improve outcomes for under-represented and marginalized youth and communities. She is currently able to do this with her efforts in sustainable infrastructure and climate action.
Heidi is a strong advocate for equity and inclusion and is intentional about uplifting others whenever and wherever possible. She is the longest-standing member of the Cal Poly Humboldt President’s Advisor Committee, having served three presidents, has served on the Cal Poly Humboldt Foundation Board, and serves on the College of Professional Studies Advisory Board as well as serves on the College of the Redwood’s President’s Advisory Team. She has also served as the co-lead for the Foundation’s Strategic Planning process, which will help guide and inform current and future Board members. In addition to these volunteer roles, she teaches part-time in Humboldt's Graduate Educational Leadership credential program and is the longest-standing faculty member.
Heidi is also helping to shape a sustainable future by working on offshore wind community benefits, ecological restoration, education, and other resiliency-related efforts. Her time at Cal Poly Humboldt, first as a student and later as a faculty member and volunteer, has helped her to build and foster a network of amazingly dedicated and talented professionals for whom she is eternally grateful.