Grant Heiken joined the Board in 2017 for the second time, originally serving from 2010 to 2015. He worked for NASA during the Apollo Program, in the Lunar Receiving Laboratory, as a geology instructor and researcher. In 1975, he and his wife moved to the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory in New Mexico, where he was a researcher in the geological sciences. Grant has written, co-written, or edited 11 books. Retired in 2003, he lives on Whidbey Island, with his wife, Jody, who is a scientific editor. Grant was on Island County’s Water Resources Advisory Committee for eight years.