Connie Hiemenz has worked with Western News&Info, Inc.® since September of 1996, becoming the ad manager for the Williams-Grand Canyon News in 1997. Prior to entering the newspaper business she and her husband owned a business in Williams for 11 years. Her husband, Bernie, is a conductor on the Grand Canyon Railway. They have two adult children, a son in Taos, NM and a married daughter with two daughters living in northern Minnesota.
Born and raised near the Canadian border in Minnesota, Hiemenz moved to Williams in 1985. Her hobbies are golfing and watercolor painting. She is active in her community serving as a Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce board member from 1992-1998, and again from 1999 to the present. She is also the co-chair of the Chamber Ambassadors and has served on many other boards and commissions.