Heather Riley, ΦΦ
STRENGTHS: Learner, Responsibility, Intellection, Ideation, Analytical
I am passionate about making the world a better and safer place for animals. I feel a deep sense of responsibility to help those creatures that do not have a voice of their own.
Heather Riley joined the Phi Phi Chapter at Northwest Missouri State University where she served her chapter as membership director and standards committee member. She was invited to join Order of Omega and also participated in several other campus organizations throughout her collegiate career.
Heather graduated with summa cum laude honors with a bachelor’ s degree in chemistry and a minor in mathematics. Following graduation, she was accepted to the graduate chemistry program at Iowa State University, where she earned her master’s degree in inorganic chemistry.
Heather has served the national organization in numerous roles including: Emma Coleman Frost Leadership Development Institute facilitator, convention project team member, member of extension presentations, District 9 district meeting coordinator and District 9 education coaching team member. She is the past president of the Greater Kansas City Alumnae Chapter and also served as secretary, treasurer and convention delegate for that alumnae chapter.
She lives in Loch Lloyd, MO with her husband and four cats. Professionally, Heather has served her country in the United States Air Guard, was a research chemist at the Procter & Gamble Co. and is currently director of the Illig Family Foundation.