Ms. Heather Mayo
LEON COUNTY | 01/28/2020 - 12/31/2021
Reappointed by House Speaker Oliva
Heather Mayo currently serves as the Assistant Director of Production and Community Engagement at the Florida State University (FSU) College of Music. In her position, she oversees the production coordination of over a hundred events presented annually in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. Ms. Mayo also assists in various outreach, engagement, entrepreneurial activities, and guest artist residencies at the College of Music. Additionally, she works closely with university and community performing arts partners such as Opening Nights Performing Arts, Golden Tribe Lecture Series, the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, the Tallahassee Ballet, Tallahassee Youth Orchestras, and the Artist Series of Tallahassee.
Ms. Mayo is the Immediate Past-President of the Friends of Dance board within the FSU College of Fine Arts and is currently serving as a 2018 Catalyst with the Knight Creative Communities Institute in Tallahassee. Throughout her tenure at FSU, she has served on various university committees including the committee for the annual FSU Veteran’s Film Festival, and occasionally serves as a guest lecturer for seminars in arts administration and music entrepreneurship.
A classically-trained guitarist, Ms. Mayo earned a Bachelor of Arts in Commercial Music at the FSU College of Music and shortly after spent time working in the music industry in Nashville. Before returning to graduate school, she spent time working in the financial industry in Tallahassee and in 2012, earned a Masters in Arts Administration at the FSU College of Music. During her graduate studies, she served as a Program Assistant for the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and as the Head House Manager for the FSU School of Dance.
A Florida and Tallahassee native, Ms. Mayo currently lives in the Capital City with her husband and two children.