Our Team

Heather Carson  |  Director
Heather is a Washington State native who spent the last 20 years committed to the well-being of young people.  She joined the Council for Youth Development in 2017 to assist the coalition in designing the community’s first Youth Master Plan. She has a M.Ed. in Integrated Curriculum from the University of Washington and an MPA specializing in Nonprofit Management from Indiana University Bloomington. Heather has called Columbus home for five years and enjoys kayaking and international travel with her husband and two active teenage kids.

Fredi Morales  |  Communications Coordinator
Fredi joined the Council for Youth Development in 2018. He is a full time student studying Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing Management at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus. When he is not active on campus with student organizations, he prefers drawing and watching ‘Friends’ in his free time. An avid hiker, Fredi enjoys exploring new trails in the state and national parks.