Treasure Mountain Junior High School media specialist Heidi Matthews was elected by her Utah public school teacher peers in 2016 to serve a three-year term as president of the Utah Education Association. She was reelected in 2019 for a second term.
Matthews has 28 years of public school teaching experience. She served as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the National Education Association representing Utah from 2014 to 2016 and was president of the Park City Education Association from 2009 to 2012.
Matthews succeeded Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh who served the maximum two terms as UEA president beginning in 2010.