Kassidy Heckmann

Environmental Policy & Management student, Kassidy

Position Title

Environmental Policy and Management


Kassidy is a first year student in the Environmental Policy & Management Graduate Program at UC Davis. She attended The State University of New York at Buffalo for her undergrad, where she earned a B.S. in Environmental Studies and a minor in earth systems science in three years. Much of her experience deals with water quality and watershed management, which included working for the Great Lakes Management Sector at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. There she created maps for local watersheds utilizing ArcMAP and and ArcCatalog, while learning the fundamentals of pubic sector work.

Kassidy is planning to graduate in September 2019 with a specialization in water resources. She hopes to find a career working with policy makers on water-based issues in the state.