Kathleen Heltzer


Professional title

Instructor & Field Director


Kathy Heltzer, MSW/BSW Field Director is a faculty member in the Department of Social Work. Kathy is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She joined the Department on a part-time basis in 1996 and full-time in 1998. She is also an Instructor, primarily teaching in the Field component of the program. Kathy is active in the community and is the Past-Chair for the Duluth Area Family YMCA Board of Directors and presently serves on the YMCA Heritage Foundation Board. She is past-President of the Board of Trustees for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth (UUCD) and was also a mentor through the Mentor Duluth Program for 30 years as well as a licensed foster parent with St. Louis County Social Services. (retired from both) . Kathy presently serves as a member of the SLCPHHS Advisory Board representing County Commissioner District 2.