Dr. Glenda Knight

Dr. Glenda Knight

Vice President

Biography

Dr. Glenda Lawrence Knight is a longtime resident of Edgecombe County. She is a graduate of Fayetteville State University with a bachelor’s degree in the field of Psychology & Walden University, with a master’s degree in Psychology where she was inducted into the National Honorary Society (Psi Chi). She earned a Doctor of Psychology in 2007 being honored Magna Cum Laude from CalSouthern University. Dr. Knight also completed a three-year Community Fellows’ leadership program in 2004 and graduated Valedictorian through Down East Partnership for Children (DEPC).
She believes that to whom much is given, much will be required and have lived out this belief by giving back to communities, dedicating time to several programs including but not limited to: Y-Pals (formerly Big Brothers/Big Sisters), Guardian Ad Litem Program, Edgecombe County Democratic Party, Edgecombe County Human Relations Commission, Strategic Twin County Educational Partnership (STEP), Wilson County HIV/AIDS Task Force, N.E.E.D. Board of Directors, Edgecombe County Human Service Board, Edgecombe County DSS Advisory Committee and the Order of the Eastern Star, PHA, with Youth and Senior Delights.

Dr. Knight has received numerous volunteerism accolades that including 2021 Induction into the Rocky Mount Twin County Museum and Hall of Fame, Governor’s Medallion Volunteer Award, Recovery recognition by Edgecombe County, Big Sister of the Year, SouthWest Edgecombe Distinguish Alumnus Community Award, Fayetteville State University Meritorious Distinguished Community Service Award, Order of the Eastern Star-Chapter PHA of the Year Award, Order of the Eastern Star, PHA Most Dedicated Deputy Award, Radio One Raleigh Community Service Award, Jefferson Award Community Commitment Award, etc. She is a proud member of Psi Chi National Honorary Society, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and Order of the Eastern Star, PHA.
Dr. Knight has served in multiple Administrator roles with several Mental Health agencies, Community Development Institute (CDI Headstart), and now serves as Town Manager of Princeville, North Carolina, and is a Certified Executive Life Coach. She is married to Ricky Knight and to this union they cherish quality time with their blended family. Her hobbies include writing and fis