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    The Henry County Board of Education is comprised of five members.  Board members are elected by the citizens of Henry County to a four-year term of service. 

     For assistance regarding the BOE, please contact the Office of the Superintendent at
    770-957-6601.
     
     
     
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    BOARD MEMBERS
 Josh Hinton, Chair

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Josh Hinton, Chair

District 2

joshua.hinton@henry.k12.ga.us

 

Josh Hinton is a Henry County-native and 1999 graduate of Henry County High School.  He was appointed to the Board of Education to finish out the remainder of a vacated term after winning the District 2 spot in 2012.  He is the owner of J. Hinton Capital, and he and his wife Jessica reside in Hampton with their two daughters.

Represents the following schools:

Elementary - Bethlehem ES, Dutchtown ES, Hampton ES, Luella ES, Mt. Carmel ES, Oakland ES, Pate's Creek ES, Rocky Creek ES, Wesley Lakes ES

Middle - Dutchtown MS, Hampton MS, Luella MS, EXCEL Academy

High - Dutchtown HS, Hampton HS, Luella HS, EXCEL Academy, Academy for Advanced Studies

 

HCS Board Member since August 8, 2012 (appointed), Elected July 31, 2012

Term ends December 31, 2020

 Holly Cobb, Vice-Chair

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Holly Cobb, Vice-Chair

District 3

holly.cobb@henry.k12.ga.us

Vice-Chair Holly Cobb was born and raised in Henry County.  She graduated from Henry County High School in 1988 and continued her education at the University of Georgia.  After earning her BBA in Business Management in 1992, she started a career with Norfolk Southern.  She and her husband Wes welcomed their first child Mallory in 1996 at which point she committed to being a full-time mother to raise her family and devote her time to being heavily involved in volunteering for her church and throughout the community.

She ran for the Henry County Board of Education to try and make a difference in the community and provide teachers with the resources they need to educate children.  Cobb follows in the footsteps of her father who also served on the school board years ago.  She is most proud of the amazing employees in the district and how hard they work every day for students.  She is excited about the future of Henry County Schools and believes that great things are ahead.  

She and her husband Wes have three children - Mallory, Madison, and Chad.

 

Represents the following schools:

Elementary - East Lake ES, Flippen ES, Hickory Flat ES, Oakland ES, Ola ES, Rock Spring ES, Timber Ridge ES, Tussahaw ES, Walnut Creek ES, Wesley Lakes ES

Middle - Eagle's Landing MS, Henry County MS, Ola MS, Union Grove MS, EXCEL Academy

High - Eagle's Landing HS, Henry County HS, Ola HS, Union Grove HS, EXCEL Academy, Academy for Advanced Studies

 

HCS Board Member since January 1, 2017

Term ends December 31, 2020

 Dr. Pam Nutt

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Dr. Pam Nutt

District 1

pam.nutt@henry.k12.ga.us

Dr. Pam Nutt is the longest-serving member of the Henry County Board of Education.  Her tenure spans 23 years on the board.  She is a native of Henry County and graduated from Henry County High School in 1977.  She holds a bachelor's degree and a doctorate from Mercer University, while also holding a master's degree from Georgia College and State University and a specialist degree from the University of West Georgia.

She is a veteran educator having served 27 years in the classroom both as a media specialist, science teacher, and special needs teacher.  She ran for a seat on the board of education because she believed that a practicing teacher brings a different perspective to educator our children.  She also believes that you never stop learning.  She wants to instill in people that anyone can achieve the highest levels of growth as she did by attaining her doctoral degree.  Nutt is proud of each and every employee that comes to work to educate children.  Without dedicated employees, Henry County Schools would not exist.  She's also proud of the students that persist in obtaining an education and live as a working member of society.

She is the proud mother of three children, all HCS graduates, and a proud grandmother to eight grandchildren, too, with one more on the way.

 

Represents the following schools:

Elementary - Bethlehem ES, Locust Grove ES, Luella ES, Luella ES, New Hope ES, Oakland ES, Ola ES, Rocky Creek ES, Rock Spring ES, Tussaw ES, Unity Grove ES, Wesley Lakes ES

Middle - Hampton MS, Henry County MS, Locust Grove MS, Luella MS, Ola MS, EXCEL Academy

High - Hampton HS, Henry County HS, Locust Grove HS, Luella HS, EXCEL Academy, Academy for Advanced Studies

 

HCS Board Member since January 1, 1997

Term ends December 31, 2020

 Sophe Pope

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Sophe Pope

District 4

sophe.pope@henry.k12.ga.us

District 4 BOE Member Sophe Pope is a native of Henry County and a 2005 graduate of Union Grove High School.  After obtaining her post-secondary degrees, Pope returned to her high school alma to teach Spanish.  Upon the arrival of her first daughter, Pope made the switch to being a full-time mom.  She also used this time to volunteer and lead the children's ministries at McDonough Presbyterian Church.

Pope's familiarity with public education and a desire to support children and the community were key factors in her decision to run for a spot on the school board.  A blend of passion and experience is what she uses to serve her constituents.  With her first child set to enter school in the district, she brings a unique perspective to the board as being a former teacher, a graduate, and now a parent of an HCS student.  She is proud of the employees in the system and their outstanding work toward helping students achieve at the highest levels.

She and her husband Dusty are the proud parents of four daughters - Ellie Ann, Mamie Cole, Hazel Lane, and Gladie Pearl.

 

Represents the following schools:

Elementary - Cotton Indian ES, Flippen ES, Hickory Flat ES, Pate's Creek ES, Pleasant Grove ES, Red Oak ES, Smith-Barnes ES, Stockbridge ES, Timber Ridge ES, Walnut Creek ES, Woodland ES

Middle - Eagle's Landing MS, Stockbridge MS, Union Grove MS, Woodland MS, EXCEL Academy

High - Eagle's Landing HS, Stockbridge HS, Union Grove HS, Woodland HS, EXCEL Academy, Academy for Advanced Studies

 

HCS Board Member since January 14, 2019

Term ends December 31, 2022

 Annette Edwards

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Annette Edwards

District 5

annette.edwards@henry.k12.ga.us

Annette Edwards is a retired educator serving the constituents of District 5 on the Henry County Board of Education.  Her experience of over 30 years in the classroom provides her with a unique perspective to serve the students and families in the northern section of the county.  Originally from Hollywood, Florida, Edwards earned a bachelor's degree from Florida Memorial College, a master's degree from Nova University, and a specialist degree from Clark Atlanta University.  

She saw the opportunity to run for a post on the school board as a way to broaden her reach to serve students and families in her district.  She wants to be an advocate for students to make sure they are afforded the education and success they deserve.  She is proud of the many accomplishments that have been realized during her time on the board through service to the community.  This includes the construction of a new performing arts center in the northern part of the county, the expansion of the Academy for Advanced Studies, and the increases in student achievement.  She is also most proud of serving beside the other board members.  Collectively, the board is focused on student achievement and educating the 43,000 students enrolled in HCS.  

She and her husband Eugene, both retirees, are actively involved as volunteers in the community.  They have two adult children - Dr. Michael E. Edwards and Monique S. Edwards.

 

Represents the following schools:

Elementary - Austin Road ES, Cotton Indian ES, Fairview ES, Red Oak ES, Smith-Barnes ES, Stockbridge ES, Woodland ES

Middle - Austin Road MS, Dutchtown MS, Stockbridge MS, Woodland MS, EXCEL Academy

High - Dutchtown HS, Stockbridge HS, Woodland HS, EXCEL Academy, Academy for Advanced Studies

 

HCS Board Member since January 1, 2015

Term ends December 31, 2022

 Mary Elizabeth Davis

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Mary Elizabeth Davis

Superintendent

maryelizabeth.davis@henry.k12.ga.us