Harris County School District names new Assistant Superintendent

HARRIS COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - The Harris County School District's Board of Education has named a new Assistant Superintendent of Business Services and Technology.

Dr. Justin Finney will assume the new role in mid-July.

Finney will lead district operations with regards to transportation, facilities maintenance and construction, safety, food service, and technology planning and acquisition.

"Having lived and served in Harris County for many years, this community is very close to my heart. My family and I are thrilled at this opportunity," said Finney. "I am honored and blessed to once again serve the students, educators, and parents of Harris County."

Finney served the Department of Defense Education Americas Southeast District Chief of Staff since February.

He has also served in the Harris County School District for more than 10 years, including as principal of Mulberry Creek Elementary and assistant principal at Harris County Carver Middle School.

Finney takes over for Michael Ward retired from the district in May.

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