Heather McSparron served at various positions at Civil Air Patrol

Civil Air Patrol has evolved into a premier public service organization that carries out emergency service missions when required. It is there to search for and find the lost, provide comfort in times of disaster and work to keep the homeland safe. CAP members selflessly devote their time, energy and expertise towards the well-being of their communities. Considering the fact, Civil Air Patrol adopted the drug demand reduction strategy with a mission to promote as a positive community service lifestyle.

Formerly involved as a volunteer member at Civil Air Patrol from 2006-2016, Heather McSparron served at various positions including Finance Officer, Public Affairs Officer, Admin/Personnel, Testing Officer, DDR (Drug Demand Reduction) Officer, and Squadron Commander.

Being a Drug Demand Reduction Officer, Heather McSparron was highly aware of the wing level planning and execution of drug demand reduction program. She just made it sure that this program promoted Civil Air Patrol as a positive community service lifestyle. Overall, she was committed towards making Civil Air Patrol a drug-free organization that promoted and supported education and social responsibility.

Due to her outstanding performance, Heather McSparron received various awards. Have a look at the list of awards she has received -

· Squadron Volunteer Member of the Year award 2006

· Circle of Excellence in Cadet Programs and Exceptional service award in 2007

· Certificate of Appreciation for Summer Encampment in 2008

· Group 4 Certificate of Appreciation as Finance Officer in 2008

· Certificate of Appreciations Group 4 Banquet Committee in 2008

· Florida Wing Commanders Commendation (Special Activities) in 2008

· Florida Wing Commanders Commendation (Winter Encampment) in 2008

· TACO of encampment (Award selected by Cadets)

· Certificate of Appreciation Group 4 Banquet Committee in 2009

· Benjamin O Davis Jr Award (Level 2 Professional Development ) 2010
and many more

Pertaining to the skills Heather has developed while serving at different positions in Civil Air Patrol, she completed the mentoring courses and participated in assessments including The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Regarding her education credentials, Heather McSparron is currently pursuing Bachelors in Business Management at Purdue University Global. Besides, she attended Everest University for 2 years while working. She transferred the credits to Purdue and began the online courses while in Iraq.