Community Services Consortium

Serving Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties in Oregon. Helping people. Changing lives.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Director of Development and Community Relations Named at CSC

Heidi Henry, an economic development and marketing consultant has been named Director of Development & Community Relations at Community Services Consortium (CSC), a community action agency covering Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties.

She has helped over 70 Oregon communities with projects such as community center development, leadership training, and project implementation for economic development. Her background in business marketing and economic development includes work as a chamber director and a downtown revitalization director. She has worked as a trainer and facilitator with state-wide agencies coordinating and facilitating strategic plans, organizational assessments, economic development action plans, and fundraising strategies.

Before coming to CSC, Henry consulted on a number of projects, including: Business Assistance Team Training, Main Street Program, Philomath, Oregon; Benton Habitat Funding Development and Business Sponsorship Committee Training and Planning; ABC House Strategic Planning, Albany, OR; Lebanon Emergency Services Homeless shelter planning; Conference Presenter, Financial Stewardship Conference, Corvallis Oregon; Event Planning and Management Training, Board Planning, Samaritan House, Newport, Oregon.

Henry is Past President of the Board of Directors for Financial Stewardship Resources, Inc, a non-profit devoted to financial management skill-building and governance excellence for non-profits nation-wide. She has a Master’s degree in Ethics and Organizational Communication, and is both a certified facilitator and certified by National Main Street, Washington D.C. She is co-owner with her daughter of a small retail store in downtown Corvallis.

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