Heidi EllisDoug Ward
Chief of Staff
Heidi Ellis' responsibilities include advising senior leadership, team management, and team development. Before joining EducationCounsel, she worked in the Obama Administration as a senior advisor in strategic stakeholder engagement, to the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). While at the EPA, she focused on developing and implementing various initiatives to expand the conversation around environmentalism. Heidi worked for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection before moving to Washington, DC. She is originally from New Jersey and graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia with a degree in Political Science.