West Virginia lawmaker Amanda Pasdon is one of just four leaders newly appointed to the Republican National Committee's Rising Star Program.
Attorney Donald A. Nickerson Jr. has joined Bowles Rice. He will focus his practice in energy law and real estate law. He is based in the firm's Southepointe, Pennsylvania, office.
Crittenton Services, which provides behavioral health, maternity and childcare services to families in West Virginia and the tri-state region, is expanding and making staff changes.
The West Virginia Medical Institute has been awarded a new five-state Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization contract from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
The Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center has a new board-certified and fellowship-trained gynecologic oncologist on staff: Dr. Nadim Bou Zgheib.
Dr. Mohammed Al-Ourani has joined the medical staff at Cabell Huntington Hospital and Marshall Health.
Donna C. Burdette of Hinton has been elected to serve as the student representative on New River Community and Technical College's board of governors for the 2014-15 year. She was sworn in July 31 at the board's meeting in Lewisburg.
Amy M. Smith has been appointed assistant dean of student affairs at Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. She started her new role Aug. 1.
First Niagara Financial Group Inc. has promoted Kris Volpatti to first vice president and commercial real estate team leader for western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.
Members of the West Virginia Coal Association have chosen Consol Energy's Jimmy Brock of Morgantown to serve as chairman of the association's board of directors for the 2014-15 term.
Lawyer Stephen Skinner of Skinner Law Firm has been named the West Virginia Association for Justice's 2014 Member of the Year.
Dr. Kody Tuttle has joined the dental team at Family Medical Care Community Health Center operated in the Northern Panhandle by CHANGE INC.
A long-time West Virginia State University associate professor and former Yellow Jacket football coach has been inducted into his high school's sports hall of fame.
Jefferson County Sheriff Pete Dougherty recently was awarded a double honor for his work to end veteran homelessness at the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans' annual conference in Washington, D.C.
K. Joy Buck now is a professor at the West Virginia University School of Nursing.
Linda Howell Skidmore, media relations coordinator at Davis & Elkins College, recently attended the Council of Independent Colleges' 2014 media conference at the Omni Shoreham in Washington, D.C.
Bradley Bennett, a 2014 Davis & Elkins College grad, has been appointed admission counselor at his alma mater.
Danielle Swann has joined the Charleston office of Jackson Kelly.
George S. Weaver III has been elected chairman of the board of HB&W Inc.
Dr. Kyle M. Smith, a fellowship-trained pediatric anesthesiologist, has joined Hoops Family Children’s Hospital, specializing in providing anesthesia care for children undergoing surgery.
The board of directors of the scholarship fund created in memory of Lt. James W. Hotsinpiller Jr. and Deputy U.S. Marshal Derek W. Hotsinpiller has awarded four new scholarships.
Travis Mollohan, a long-time aide to U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., has been selected as director of state, corporate and community relations for West Virginia University.
Brian Bracey has been selected as an associate vice president for development with Marshall University Foundation Inc. He started work July 1.
Sandra Pertee is the new superintendent of Wayne County Schools.
Bill Conner, CEO and founder of FWC Consulting and former CEO of Entrust Inc., recently recognized the service of U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., for his support of youth science education at the 51st National Youth Foundation Science Camp Senate Luncheon July 17 in the Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.
Susie Agee has been promoted to the position of general manager of Glenn’s Sporting Goods. She will oversee all areas of Glenn’s including retail, team sales and government provisions.
Carrie Scanlon, director of communications and philanthropy at Bordas & Bordas, has been appointed to Wheeling’s Young Women’s Christian Association board of directors.