HEIDI MARTENS, Legal Services Coordinator Legal Team Heidi Martens attended Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis for her graduate work in public history. She had several internships, including with the Indiana Medical […]
Heidi Martens attended Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis for her graduate work in public history. She had several internships, including with the Indiana Medical History Museum, and also worked for the Indiana State Medical Association before moving to Portland and joining the NWSC team in late 2012. Heidi says that watching intended parents and surrogates connect over something as profound as the joy children bring to people’s lives makes her feel good about the world, and she feels lucky that her job is to participate in that.
When she’s not at work Heidi loves hiking and camping in national parks, going to museums, spending time with her family, and playing Dungeons & Dragons with her friends from school. She lives in Portland with her husband and their daughter.
What Heidi will do for you: Heidi focuses on communication with the attorneys and legal assistants working with NWSC. She also fields questions from intended parents and surrogates during the different legal phases of their surrogacy processes. She conducts match meetings with surrogates and families and guides them throughout the entire process.