Cindy Fitzwilliams-Heck

Cindy Fitzwilliams-Heck, MRWA Board Member & Ferris State University Biology Faculty

Cindy’s interests lie in watershed ecology, natural resource management, and environmental education. She has been an active member of the MRWA since 2002 serving on the Education Committee, assisting with projects, and facilitating various aquatic education workshops. In her spare time, she loves to play and explore the outdoors with her twin sons.


PhD (candidate): Environmental Adult Education, Walden University
MS: Aquatic Ecology & Conservation Biology, Central MI University
BS: Biology Education, Ferris State University (FSU)

Professional Experience & Affiliations:

Biology Instructor at FSU (2001-present)
MRWA Vice Chair (2013-2015)
MRWA Education Committee (2002-present)
MRWA Aquatic Education Facilitator (2005-present)
MDNR Academy of Natural Resources Advisory Committee (2013)
MI Alliance of Environmental & Outdoor Education Board Member (2013)
Naturalist & Environmental Educator – Woldumar Nature Center (1999-2001)

Volunteer Service:

MiCorps Stream Quality Monitor
FSU-MRWA Academic Service Learning Projects