To speak to one of our staff members, please call (252) 985-4300.

Henrietta Zalkind
Executive Director, ext. 209


Carol Crocker
Operations Director, ext. 201

Michelle Battle
Family Resource Center Coordinator, ext. 256
Christina Mitchell
Contracts Specialist, ext. 221
Derek Roberson
Family Resource Center Specialist, ext. 222
Don Williamson
Controller, ext. 211 
Melissa Cheston
Budget and Contracts Manager, ext. 203
Accounting Specialist, ext. 213
Tanisha Hart
Accounting Coordinator, ext. 217


Alyssa Waymire
Family Services Specialist, ext. 206
Breona Walker
Triple P Coordinator, ext. 233 
Gladys Richardson
Scholarship Specialist, ext. 208
Heather St.Clair
Subsidy Program Manager, ext. 212 
Iris Ray 
Family Services Specialist, ext. 205
Jennifer Cobb
Family Services Program Manager, ext. 270
Johneshia Hunter
NC Pre-K Specialist, ext. 245
Joyce West
Quality Improvement/Healthy Kids Specialist, ext. 214
Katrice Johnson
Subsidy Specialist, ext. 245
Kellie Jackson
Infant-Toddler Specialist, ext. 257
                         Kimberly Hickerson
                         Program Director, ext. 202
Quality Improvement Specialist, ext. 204
Shaquana Bynum
Healthy Social Behavior Specialist, ext. 214
Sonja Person
Family Services Coordinator, ext. 241
Susan Wallace
Family Services Specialist, ext. 254
Toni Small
                         Program Specialist, ext. 232
Tracy Pittman
CCR&R Core Services Program Manager, ext. 244
                          Subsidy Coordinator, ext. 219

Research & Development

Debra Lanham
R&D Director, ext. 240

Bethany Lambeth
Community Outreach Specialist, ext. 237
Colleen Dew
Evaluation Specialist, ext. 252
Courtney Callinan
Ready Schools Coordinator, ext. 265
Kyler Daniels
                         Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, ext. 218
Maggie Latta-Milord
Healthy Kids Specialist, ext. 235
Monica Dood
Communications & Development Coordinator, ext. 239
Nicole Westley
Healthy Kids Coordinator, ext. 238
Emily Haley
Food to Early Education Coordinator, ext. 223
Kyler Daniels
Ready Schools Specialist, ext. 262
Sydney Land
Program Development Manager, ext. 247
Donia Simmons
Ready Communities Specialist, ext. 236
Viola Barnes-Gray
Ready Communities Coordinator, ext. 251