April Haynes received an associate in general studies from PHCC in 1994. She continued her education in the Teletechnet Distance Education Program offered by Old Dominion University, and received her bachelor of business management from Averett University in 2009. Haynes also participated in the nonprofit management program at Duke University. She is currently the director of the Martinsville Area Community Foundation.
Upon graduating from PHCC, Haynes began her career at Bassett Walker, Inc. as a specifications clerk, moving on to customer service representative positions at both Hathaway Paper Company and Tri-State Foam Products, Inc.
In addition to her position at the Martinsville Area Community Foundation, Haynes gives back to her community as a Charity League member, as the financial leader of the Community Fellowship church, and a past member of the Martinsville Henry County United Way Nonprofit Leaders Network Board of Governors and the United Way’s Community Investment Team. She has also been a part of the Martinsville Henry County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Development Team.