Rita Heins has lived in Lindenwold for 57 years. She graduated from St. Lawrence School in Lindenwold, St. Mary’s Academy in Philadelphia and Glassboro State College (Rowan University) with a BA in Elementary Education. Ms. Heins has also attended University of Pennsylvania doing undergraduate work in anthropology. While serving as a Lindenwold Board Member since 1992, Ms. Heins has also been a Delegate to Urban Boards Committee of the NJSBA, a Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson on the Urban Boards Committee, a Board of Directors Delegate to NJSBA, a Delegate to Camden County Educational Services Commission and a member of the Camden County Professional Standards Board. She is a Master Board Member.