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Associated Alumni

Heather Neilson (BPE'72)

Alumni Award of Honour

Heather Neilson (BPE'72)

Heather Neilson has been a long-standing and enthusiastic supporter of the UNB Associated Alumni. During her time on Alumni Council, she served as chair of the scholarship committee and succeeded to the position of president from 2011 to 2013.  A proud alumna, Neilson has shown incredible commitment to UNB through her support of students and her dedication to alumni initiatives. With a genuine passion for physical education and living a healthy lifestyle, Neilson worked as a physical education teacher for over 30 years. She was awarded the Physical Education Teaching Excellence Award in 2006 and the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizen Award in 2011.