Our Team

Glenda Harris

Glenda Harris serves as Interim Executive Director. She has served at AT&T as a Leadership Development Coach. Glenda also has worked at Chick-fil-A corporate, GA Tech, and Clayton County Schools.

Glenda is currently a student at Mercer University seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources. She will be a first-generation college graduate in 2018. Recently she was inducted into the National Honor Society, Alpha Sigma Lambda.


Melanie Barner

Melanie Barner serves as Communities In Schools of Henry County’s Site Coordinator at Henry County High School. In this position, Melanie works one-on-one to help meet the needs of students.

Melanie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Valdosta State University. She comes from a family of educators.

Prior to joining the CIS Henry staff, Melanie served as a Social Service Case Manager with the Department of Family & Children Services helping to coordinate family crisis interventions.