Barbara Blaine

Served Henderson County Public Schools from 1984 to 2012. From 1984 to 1988, served as a teacher’s assistant at Balfour Elementary. In 1988 moved by s Superintendent Glenn Marlow into the central office as administrative assistant to the Director of Secondary Education. In 1992, served as administrative assistant to Superintendent Dr. Dan Lunsford, Henderson County Board of Education and Interim Board of Public Education prior to 1993 merger of city and county school systems. 

From 1993 to 1998, was the administrative assistant to Superintendent Lunsford and Henderson County Board of Public Education. From 1998 to 2004, served as administrative assistant to Superintendents Dr. Frank Yeager, Dr. Tom Burnham, and the School Board.   

From 2004 to 2012, served as Executive Administrative Assistant to Superintendents Dr. Stephen Page, David Jones, and the School Board. Inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Society, Alpha Rho Upsilon Chapter, Blue Ridge Community College in 1990. 

In 1995, declared as a Certified Educational Office Employee by the National Association of Educational Office Professionals.  In 1997, named District I Educational Office Professional of the Year by the North Carolina Association of Educational Office Professionals.

In 1998, awarded Associate in Applied Science (Business Administration), Blue Ridge Community College. From 2012 to 2015, served as Secretary/Treasurer for the Henderson County Education History Initiative (HCEHI) Steering Committee. From 2021 to the present, serves as the chairperson of the HCEHI Preservation Room and also volunteers. Lifetime member of the Henderson County Education Foundation. Member of the National Education Association, the North Carolina Association of Educators, and Henderson County Retired School Personnel.