ASHHRA Region 8 Advocacy Committee Representative

Heather Cloward

Heather Cloward, MBA-HR is an Operations Director and Human Resources Business Partner for Melissa Memorial Hospital and has been since 2016. She oversees all aspects of human resource management, as well as a rural health clinic, specialty clinic, optometry clinic, dental clinic, and EMS-Ambulance department. Her expertise includes operational and strategic HR practices and researching and developing new performance management tools.

Heather is originally from California and relocated to Colorado in 2012 where she started her Human Resource career with Banner Health. Prior to her career in Human Resources, Heather work in the legal field as a paralegal for 8 years. She has a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management, is a member of ASHHRA and just recently joined the ASHHRA Advocacy Committee.