The Board of Commissioners named Dr. Glenda Lawrence-Knight Town Manager effective February 11, 2019. Dr. Knight is a lifelong resident of Edgecombe County, 15 years as a Princeville resident. Knight served as Mayor Pro Tem for one year, representing Ward 4, before resigning to serve as Interim Town Manager.
To this position, Knight brings over 15 years of organizational management, economic development, administration oversight, budget management and personnel leadership. Beyond her career obligations, Knight has over 20 years of community outreach advocacy in Edgecombe County where she has established solid trusting relationship with citizens, government and local entities.
“I would like to extend my gratitude to the Board for entrusting me to this position. I feel confident that I will surpass the expectations and that the town will significantly benefit. I solicit the support and prayers of the citizens,” Knight said
Knight is married to Ricky Knight and to this union is a beautiful blended family.