Heather Jones Cook
Heather is the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the City of Kingsport, Tennessee, having previously served as the Executive Director of Healthy Kingsport, working to improve community health through influencing policy and promoting awareness. She serves as the vice-chair for the Kingsport Regional Planning Commission, is a committee chair for the Rotary Club of Kingsport, and is a leadership trainer for the Dobyns-Bennett High School Band. She also remains highly devoted to the Roan Scholars Leadership Program as an alumna and is currently participating as a regional selection committee member. In 2012, she earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from ETSU. In 2013, she received The Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” award for her work as the Executive Director of the Foundation at Northeast State Community College. Heather, her husband, Lafe, and their daughter, Piper, reside in Kingsport, TN.