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Tentative 2020 Program Dates

Leadership West Virginia tentative 2020 program dates are as follows:  Welcome & Leadership Orientation: March 19-20 Education: April 16-17 Economic Development: May 14-15 Tourism: June 18-19 Justice System: July 16-17 Energy: September 17 & 18 Healthcare: October 29-30 Government & Commencement: November 19-20 Search Recent Posts Tentative 2020 Program Dates October 2, 2019 Nominate a Distinguished Alumnus September 10, 2019 ...

Nominate a Distinguished Alumnus

An LWV graduate will be recognized with the LWV Distinguished Alumnus Award on November 15, 2019. Please take a few minutes to nominate a worthy candidate! The deadline for nominating a recipient is October 8, 2019. The Distinguished Alumnus Award will recognize a graduate of the program whose continued leadership activities have demonstrated the highest standards of LWV and set …

Summer Alumni Updates

Eileen Clark (2019) has been busy with speaking engagements. In April, she spoke at the 31st Annual Quest for Excellence Conference on Cybersecurity. In May, she was on a CIO panel at the HFMA (healthcare financial management association) West Virginia Chapter where they discussed patient engagement strategies and cybersecurity. Leadership West Virginia Executive Director Pam Farris was named a 2019 Sharp ...

Leadership West Virginia Announces the Class Of 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. –Fifty-seven leaders from across the state have accepted invitations to participate in the 2019 Class of Leadership West Virginia. Candidates were selected from a list of applicants submitted in late 2018. Stephanie Abraham, Abraham Law, PLLC (Logan)Kevin Brackens, Brackens Painting LLC (Charles Town)Tiffany Buffington, Dominion Energy (Bridgeport)Thomas Butcher, FirstEnergy (Martinsburg)Phillip Cantrell, West Virginia National Guard (Charleston)Cynthia Chamberlin, Powell …

Shentel Foundation Commits $50,000 to Leadership West Virginia

  Shentel Foundation Commits $50,000 to Leadership West Virginia Five-year commitment will support scholarships, events and other program activities (Charleston, W.Va.) – The Shentel Foundation, a part of Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (“Shentel”) (NASDAQ: SHEN) and based in Edinburg, Va., today announced a $50,000 commitment to Leadership West Virginia (LWV) over the next five years, deeming it the first Diamond Sponsor of …

LWV 2018 Launches #ChooseWV Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 9, 2018 LEADERSHIP WEST VIRGINIA 2018 CLASS UNVEILS SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN AIMED UNITING WEST VIRGINIANS AROUND A COMMON THEME – #CHOOSEWV Charleston, WV – Leadership West Virginia’s Class of 2018 has kicked off a campaign, #ChooseWV, which is aimed at uniting West Virginians at home and across the country around a common theme of hope for our state …

Winter Alumni Updates

Roberta "Robbie" Baylor (Class of 2017) was presented with the Local Leadership Award at the 2018 West Virginia Brownfields Conference held at the Charleston Civic Center September 5-7. Jennifer Giovannitti (Class of 2005) has been named the next president of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, effective in mid-October. She succeeds William P. “Pat” Getty who has overseen the philanthropy since 1999. ...

LWV 2018 Annual Giving Campaign Update

The Leadership West Virginia Annual Giving Campaign is almost over!  Thank you to the givers who have already contributed this year. We have less than $5,000 left to raise to reach our goal. We ask each alumnus to consider giving in any amount. Your contribution is tax deductible.  Your financial gift goes toward: Growing our educational trainings during sessions by engaging new and/or …

Calling for Applications!

Call for Applications: Leadership West Virginia Class of 2019 Call for Applications: Leadership West Virginia Class of 2019 Are you an experienced leader in your industry or community and looking for opportunities to make a statewide impact or expand your professional network? Are you passionate about West Virginia issues and looking to strengthen your leadership skills? Leadership West Virginia is ...

Best Class Ever Competition!

Every class strives to be the BEST CLASS EVER and it’s time again for some friendly competition. Between now and the end of 2018, your class can earn points to win the title which will be announced prior to the 2019 State of the State Reception. The first thing you can do to gain points for your class is by …