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Ruth Heden's Biography
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Ruth S. Heden
Widowed; 2 Children: Filip, Nancy
Masters, Art Therapy Specialization, Notre Dame, 1990
Masters, Education, University of New Hampshire, 1970
Bachelors, University of New Hampshire, 1957
Candidate, New Hampshire State House of Representatives, District Hillsborough 23, 2014
Representative, New Hampshire State House of Representatives, District Hillsborough 23, 2012-2014
Candidate, New Hampshire State House of Representatives, District Hillsborough 6, 2010
Candidate, New Hampshire State House of Representatives, Hillsborough 47, 2002
Candidate, New Hampshire State House of Representatives, Hillsborough 13, 2000
Candidate, New Hampshire State Senate, District Hillsborough 11, 1998
Member, Heritage Commission, Milford, 2002-present
Member, Recycling Committee, Milford, 2002-present
Member, Cooperative Extension Advisory Council, Hilsborough County, 2000-2002
Member, School Budget Committee, Milford, 2001-2002
School Counselor, South Side Junior High School, 1970-1997
Employee, Regional Counseling Services, Milford, 1985-1995
Employee, Day Care Licensing, Division of Welfare, New Hampshire, 1968-1970
Teacher, Wilton Junior-Senior High School, 1966-1968
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Social Justice Task Force, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Milford, 1999-present
Secretary/Trustee, Health Care Foundation, Souhegan, 1998-present
Member, Milford Democrats, 1998-present
Coordinator, Friends in Service Helping, 1997-present
Member, Unitarian Universalist Congregation Milford, 1997-present
Member, Church for Children, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Milford, 1996-present
Member, Art Therapy Association, New Hampshire, 1994-present
Member, Fair Tax Coalition, Granite State, 2005-2009
Member, Organizing Project, Granite State, 2006-2008
President, Milford Democrats, 2004-2006
President, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Milford, 2000-2002
Member, Valley Interfaith Council, Souhegan, 1999-2002
Member, Interfaith Council, Souhegan, 2000
Volunteer, Tree Steward and Earth Team Natural Resource, 2000
Member, Citizen Ambassador Program, Art Therapists to China, 1995
Member, Association for Counseling and Development, New Hampshire, 1984-1986
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