Dolores Gill joined the Town of Clayton on March 1, 2021, as Deputy Town Manager. She previously served as Chief of Operations and Communication for Johnston County Public Schools (JCPS). Gill successfully served the school system in a variety of leadership roles, including as Chief of Operations and Communications, Chief of Staff, Area Superintendent, Elementary Area Supervisor and School Principal. She began her career with JCPS in Clayton in 1996 and served as the Principal of West Clayton Elementary School for five years before moving into district leadership. Gill holds two master's degrees and an undergraduate degree from East Carolina University. She is experienced in facilities management and construction, growth planning, and technology and communications, and has extensive experience in problem-solving, strategic planning, policy development, and the implementation and monitoring of large-scale budgets.