Heather Reid has devoted four decades to football as a volunteer, player, coach and administrator.
A foundation member of the ACT Women’s Association in 1979, Reid was an advocate for the establishment of a Women’s World Cup and admission to the Olympic Games.
She is a Life Member of the ACT Women's Sport Association, and in 2000 was awarded the Australian Sports Medal.
She was CEO of ACT Football Federation Ltd (Capital Football) for 12 years from 2004 and General Manager of Canberra United in the Westfield W-League for nine seasons.
She has a Bachelor of Arts, Graduate Diploma in Sport Management and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Canberra.
She has served on several boards including Women Sport Australia, the ACT Olympic Council and the Burns Club Ltd, and was on the Local Organising Committee AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 Ltd.
Ms Heather Reid OAM was elected to the Board of Football Australia in November 2018, and is a member of the Referees Committee and FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Bid Committee.