Served as envoy
- 2017 – Micronesia
Heather Bown is a 3 time member of the United States Olympic Team and Olympic Silver Medalist in the sport of Indoor Volleyball.
She was born and raised in Southern California, however now calls South Florida home.
Heather attended the University of Hawaii on an athletic scholarship where she earned First Team All-American Honors and Conference Player of the Year honors in back to back seasons. She joined the United States National Team in January of 2000 and made her
first Olympic appearance that summer in Sydney, Australia helping the United States Women finish 4th overall, falling to Brazil in the Bronze medal match. She continued with TeamUSA through the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece and the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China where the United States Women earned a Silver Medal.
Heather retired from the US National Team in October of 2012 after being named an alternate for the Olympic Games in London, England in August of 2012. In between summers competing with the United States national team Heather enjoyed an adventurous professional career. Beginning in 2000 and spanning 14 years she was fortunate to live and compete in Italy, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Russia, and China.
On the personal side, Heather earned an Undergraduate degree in Psychology, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing.
She enjoys challenging herself and constantly learning. She continues to do so with many of the organizations that she spends her time working with. (Classroom Champions, Ready, Set, Gold!, ACE Mentor Program, United Way) She is constantly focused on sharing her love for sport, the joys and lessons it brings to life, and a desire for personal growth. Heather enjoys working with youth and helping them realize and maximize their potential in the classroom and on the field of play through coaching and mentoring. After years of living abroad travel and culture are at the top of her To Do List. Heather Speaks both English and Italian and is currently learning French