Kim Scott, Executive Director
Janie Scott, Burke County Deputy Director
Janie Scott is a lifelong resident of Waynesboro, Burke County Georgia. She received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with an emphasis on Marketing from Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia. She was employed in the medical field and legal fields for many years. She prides herself on being dedicated to community service and social action. She has been a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. since 2012 and served as the historian and chair of Public Relations and Communications for her chapter. Most recently she has served as the Social Action Advocate. In addition, she served in community organizations such as BRIDGE (Building Responsible Individuals Developing Greater Examples) in the Waynesboro, Georgia area. This group works with youth and young adults in various capacities in the Burke County area. She also served in the Augusta area in the Huismann Sickle Cell Foundation and civic group Ladies of Action. Janie has worked with Georgia WAND as a Burke County Community Organizer from Spring of 2017 till fall of 2019 when she was promoted to the Nuclear Harm Reduction and Climate Justice Coordinator and Program Manager for the Burke County Organizing Project (BCOP). The BCOP is a year-long leadership development program that is being piloted in Burke County with a cohort of local community members. The cohort is being supported by a Community Leadership Circle (CLC), Georgia WAND staff from the Burke County community, and other local community leaders. In May 2020 she was promoted to Nuclear Harm Reduction and Climate Justice Manager. To date, Janie has been a part of the 2018 cohort of Leadership Burke County leadership development program. She has also been sharing her voice and lived experiences as an active member of working groups of the Southeast Climate and Energy Network (SCEN), US Climate Action Network (USCAN), the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability (ANA), and the Southern Movement Assembly. In 2019, she completed Climate Reality Corps training in Atlanta, Georgia In addition she also serves on the board of ANA. Janie believes self-determination is key for communities and facilitating community members empowering themselves with community-led solutions. Community members must be in the rooms where discussions are being had about their futures to speak for themselves in their own words. To contact Janie email: Janie@georgiawand.org
Rennitta Stokes-Johnson, Community Education Lead
Rennitta Stokes-Johnson was born and raised in Burke County, GA. She attended Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, AL and has a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry and a Minor in Physics. It has been instilled in her since birth to serve. Her life has been dedicated to serving others, whether it was in her community, work environment, or helping the disadvantaged get the resources they need. Rennitta worked in the medical field for 22 years as an EEG Tech, she has taught school in both public, and private sectors. Currently she works as a Parent Resource Coordinator for the Burke County Public School System and in this role, she assists parents and children with their needs. Whether it is helping folks get educated on voting rights or getting them signed up to vote and taking them to the polls, she’s there. Where there is a need in her community, she is always ready to be a servant and enlighten those she is surrounded by
Cornnetta Anderson, Operations Manager
Cornnetta Anderson is a humanitarian and entrepreneur on the rise. She is the Farm Liaison at Aluma Farm, Americorps Vista Alumni, an activist against wrongful imprisonment, a long time member of Peoplestown Revitalization Corporation, and finds joy in educating her community on the importance of fresh food access. Cornnetta has an Associates Degree of Applied Science in Business Management and a Certification in Human Resources. She is the owner of Odysseyofca Natural and Organic Skincare.