Heidi Rae Wolff is the Sustainability Program Manager in which she manages the Patriot Green Fund (PGF) while providing leadership and support in promoting green buildings and infrastructure on George Mason University’s campuses, sustainability reporting, fundraising, and integration with academic units. The PGF is an annual $100,000 fund dedicated to student sustainability research and improving the sustainability of infrastructure across Mason’s campuses. Prior to working for the Office of Sustainability, in 2012, Heidi helped set up the Honey Bee Initiative, a PGF project.
Heidi honorably served 5.5 years in the Navy, where she specialized in airport surveillance radar and communications equipment management. After leaving the military, Heidi studied at The George Washington University where she earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences.
In addition to her studies at GW, Heidi worked in the GW Energy and Environmental office, and helped establish and manage the GW Bee Lab. She also spearheaded multiple native plant and pollinator gardens including the prominent Veterans Memorial Park. As the Veteran Community Outreach Coordinator for the GW Student Veterans group, Heidi lead community service projects that focused on the conservation of native plants and pollinators. Through her Urban Green Bee program, Heidi conducted a pollinator education and outreach program for children from Boys Town.