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Heather Hardinger

Board Vice Chair

Heather Hardinger is chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer at CoxHealth and serves on the City Council of Springfield, Missouri. She is formerly director of workforce strategy and programs at Taney County Partnership, a public-private partnership for economic development in southwest Missouri. She leads the Bread for the World Team in Springfield and was a 2010 Bread for the World Hunger Justice Leader. Hardinger is a passionate anti-hunger advocate, active in causes at the local, state, and national level. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International-Multicultural Studies and a Master of Political Science from American Public University. Hardinger is Assemblies of God. Springfield, Missouri.