Leadership Team

Heather Adams serves as our Executive Director at Communities In Schools of High Point, Inc. and brings over 20 years of nonprofit experience to her role.

Heather began her career in the nonprofit arena in 2001 with the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, where her roles included Program Director, Senior Program Director, Senior Grants Director, and Senior Engagement Operations Director. She quickly found her calling to serve others through her nonprofit work. She has served as a trusted thought-partner and strategic thinker in her past roles and has a passion for overall operations and loves building relationships and teams through open, transparent communications.

Heather attended Catawba College in Salisbury, NC where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Recreation.  She was also a member of the Catawba College softball team and continues her love of the game as a Volunteer Little League Coach.

Currently, Heather looks forward to meeting like-minded individuals in the High Point area that have similar interests in empowering our youth so they will be successful in all they do.

Heather Adams

Executive Director

336- 883-6434 x1



As the Executive Assistant and Finance Manager for Communities In Schools of High Point, Inc., Leronda brings over 25 years of finance, banking, and management experience to the table.

After approximately one year with the company, she began transitioning financial operations and
many other duties from manual to electronic tasks. Her areas of expertise include problem solving, conflict resolutions and finance. Strong relationships are important to her, both professionally and personally.

She has called High Point, NC home for the past 16 years, but she was born in Fort Knox Kentucky and reared in Camden, South Carolina. She is a graduate from South Carolina State University. She has worked for First Union Bank, Lincoln Financial (formerly Jefferson Pilot), Bank of America, and Liberty Tax.

Currently, Leronda is excited to hold a position in the nonprofit world as she continues to grow her
professional skills, gain experience in finance management and reporting, and continue to strive for excellence under the CISHP.

Leronda Butler

Executive Assistant &

 Finance Manager

336-883-6434 x2


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Site Coordinators

High Schools

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Tamekia Stevens
T.W. Andrews High School
(336) 819-2800

Terrill Moore (9-12th grade)
High Point Central High School
(336) 819-2829

Lilliam Tercero (9-12th grade)

All School Programs 
High Point Central High School
(336) 819-2829

Middle Schools


Tonya Caudle

Ferndale Middle School


(336) 819-2855

Joan Waring
Welborn Middle School
(336) 819-2880

Elementary Schools


Pam Greene
Fairview Elementary School
(336) 819-2890

Allan Johnson
Allen Jay Elementary School
(336) 434-8490

Penn Grose
Kirkman Park Elementary School
(336) 819-2905

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Janice Gaymon
Montlieu Math and Science Academy


Liz Samuels
Northwood Elementary School
(336) 819-2920

Administrative Support

Siscero Smith 
Receptionist & Office Assistant
(336) 883-6434 Ext 4

Program Consultants

Martec Consultants, Grant Writer 

Change Often LLC, Special Projects Consultant

Brittany Burton, Marketing & Communications Consultant

Jackie Decker, Finance & Accounting Consultant


Greg Commander, Leadership Ambassador Training Coordinator Consultant 


LeRoy Fullwood, Jr., Peer Crisis Mentor Coordinator Consultant


Albert Lambert, Maintenance & JCPC Job Skills Consultant

Robin Simington, Volunteer Associate Director of Parent Services 


Abdul Talib, Van Driver & Programs Consultant