Amanda Thacker-Heidtke

Trout Unlimited
Director of Online Operations
Amanda Thacker-Heidtke leads the online efforts for Trout Unlimited (TU), a non-profit conservation group dedicated to conserving, protecting and restoring North America’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. In this role, Amanda manages the day-to-day operations, implementation and strategy for TU’s online initiatives. Prior to Trout Unlimited, Amanda spent much of the past ten years developing skills in interactive media, design, marketing, and project management for leading non-profit organizations. Working in the design department of CTSG and Kintera as a Sr. Art Director, Amanda led design concepts and creation for multiple non-profit organizations including NRDC, WFUNA, and the Oregon Education Association. Amanda holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University in Natural Resource Journalism and spends much of her free time with her family paddling rivers and hiking mountains near her home in Eugene, OR.