Heidi Svonavec

Assistant Executive Director

An employee of the Department of Agriculture since 2003, Heidi serves as the Assistant Executive Director.  She has held numerous roles at the Department including Executive Assistant to the Secretary and Commercial Events Manager.  Heidi grew up on a farm in Somerset County where she and her family raised sheep, cattle and hogs through the 4-H and FFA programs.  She regularly visits her family farm, The Hayloft, which is now an event facility, to assist with planning and wedding coordination.  A graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, Heidi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural and Extension Education and resides in New Cumberland.

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