Heidi Shipley - District 2
Term : 2014-2018
Heidi Shipley was elected to the District 2 seat of the Palm Coast City Council in November 2014. On the Council, she has been an advocate for Trap, Neuter and Return for free-roaming cats. She serves as the City Council's liaison for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Circuit 7 Juvenile Justice Council and the Drug Court program.
Council Member Shipley moved to Palm Coast in 2002 from Revere, Massachusetts. She is an independent contractor for Lab Logistics and also has worked in the past as lead mammographer at a Central Florida hospital.
Before moving to Palm Coast, Council Member Shipley owned a conveyor installation business in New York and an indoor educational playground for children. She has worked as a facilities assistant manager for a nonprofit mental health facility in Massachusetts and also in the budget departments for Massachusetts Water Resources and John Hancock Life Insurance.
Working nights at a symphony hall in Boston, Council Member Shipley acquired a love for the arts, and she continues to support the arts in Palm Coast. She has been the keynote speaker for VITAS Healthcare's "Missing our Mothers – Daughters Remember" event for two years, and she serves on the board of the Family Life Center.
She is married to Marvin Shipley. She has two sons, two stepdaughters and four grandchildren.