Heike started working for the City of Hopewell in February of 2010 as a Animal Control Officer. In February of 2017 she started her new career as the Zoning Inspector for the City of Hopewell Development Department. She original came from Germany, where she worked as a Geriatric Nurse. In April of 2017, she became a US citizen.
Heike is married, has three daughters and one son. She enjoys camping, traveling, her 10 animals and spending time with her two grandsons.