Heather is our part-time Administrative Assistant and “Jack Of All Trades”. She came from an I.T. and Customer Service background with administrative experience. An artist at heart, she decided to go back to school in 2007 and acquired an Associate’s Degree in Visual Communications from ITT Technical Institute in Norwood and then went on to graduate from the College of Mount Saint Joseph in March of 2013. She majored in Graphic Design and minored in Photography and iDesign. Heather is doing a great job at getting NPC organized, introducing the church to new technology, and managing our social media. She designed the logo and sign for Norwood Presbyterian church and updated our old website.
She also enjoys fine art photography, arts & crafts, computers, music, and dancing. She and her husband, Michael, have their own company: MHM Photography + Design. They live in Reading with their little boy, Finn, and two cats: Phillip and Angie.
Takako Hayase-Frautschi, DMA, NCTM
Takako, our music director at NPC, is on the faculty of Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana and Preparatory Division of University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music where she serves as a coordinator of the Suzuki Piano Department and co-founder of Cincinnati Piano Institute. She is also a member of College of Examiners in National Certificate of Music Program. She holds a master’s degree in piano performance from the Eastman School of Music and a bachelor’s and doctorate degree in piano performance from the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Hayase has performed internationally, including a 1998 appearance at Weill Hall in Carnegie Hall, New York City.