Heather Gibbs is a Research Associate at the National Center for Campus Public Safety. As a research associate, she works as an educator, consultant/liaison and evaluator in the area of campus safety and security. Heather’s responsibilities include working with subject matter experts and researchers to collect, compile and disseminate available evidence-based practices to a national audience of stakeholders. She develops and enhances systems for data collection, analysis, assessment, coordination, and dissemination through multiple models. Prior to joining the National Center, Heather was a traffic safety analyst for the Vermont State Police. She also worked for the Vermont Department of Public Safety for nine years as a Homeland Security Program Planner, Project Coordinator and Administrative Assistant. Away from the office, Heather enjoys playing field hockey, reading, gardening, watching ice hockey and spending time with her friends and family.