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Dan Holz | Trout Creek, OR
Heather Distad

Heather Distad

Director of Philanthropy


Heather leads the direction of Access Fund’s fundraising engagement with major donors, corporate partners, climbing gyms, foundations, and other partners to advance Access Fund's strategic vision. She also oversees major fundraising events and works collaboratively across the organization to manage Access Fund’s community-based outreach efforts and national volunteer program. In her spare time, you’ll find Heather running, climbing, or skiing up high in the alpine, or sailing the seas on a sailboat.