Dr. Calandra Holmes is an Atkinson County High School graduate from Valdosta State University, Argosy University, and Walden University. She has been employed with the Atkinson County Board of Education for 24 years. She currently serves as the Principal at Atkinson County Middle School and has served as a teacher, professional school counselor, and assistant principal before beginning her tenure as principal. She is active in community organizations and is an active member of the Georgia Association of Educators (GAE), Georgia Association of Education Leaders (GAEL), and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

She is pleased to have been selected by her county to represent them on the Board of Directors. She is extremely grateful to follow in the footsteps of her mother and cousin, who both previously served on the board for Atkinson and Clinch County.