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Board of Governors

CU Board of Governors Officers

 

Dr. Brad Lane, OD

Chair

Appalachian Eye Care Optometrist
Princeton, WV
Independent
Appointed: 09-02-2017

Mr. David Barnette

Vice Chair

Jackson Kelly PLLC
Charleston, WV
Republican
Appointed: 10-18-2011
Reappointed: 09-26-2014

Dr. Santina
St. John

Secretary

Retired Educator
Princeton, WV
Independent
Appointed: 03-02-2018
 

 

CU Board of Governors Members

 

Dr. Brittany Anderson

Principal Bluefield Primary Elementary School
Princeton, WV
Democratic
Appointed: 09-18-2011
Reappointed: 09-08-2016

Ms. Bayleigh Meadows

Student Government Association Representative 
Elected: 04-21-2021


 

Mrs. Terri Muscari

Retired Educator
Pineville, WV
Democrat
Appointed: 10-02-2019

Mr. Nelson Spencer

Retired Educator
Princeton, WV
Republican
Appointed: 11-05-2018

Ms. Amy Pitzer

Classified Staff Representative
Elected: 04-21-2021


 

Colonel (R) Chris Selvey

Junior Reserve Officer Training Program Instructor
Fayetteville, WV
Independent
Appointed: 10-02-2019

Dr. Cory Williams

Faculty Representative
Elected: 04-25-2019
Re-Elected: 04-29-2021

 

Board membership guidelines & terms are established by the WV Legislature.*

WV Code, Chapter 18B, Article 2A States:

Board Membership:

  • A fulltime member of the Faculty with the rank of instructor or above duly elected by the Faculty.
  • A Member of the Student Body in good academic standing, enrolled for college credit work and duly elected by the Student Body.
  • A member of the Classified Employees duly elected by the Classified Employees.
  • Nine Lay Members appointed by the Governor, of which no more than five may be from the same political party and at least five must be residents of the state.

Terms:

  • The Student Member serves for a term of one year. Each term begins July 1.
  • The Faculty Member serves for a term of two years. Each term begins July 1. Faculty Members are eligible to succeed themselves for three additional terms, not to exceed a total of eight years.
  • The Classified Member serves a term of two years. Each term begins July 1. Classified Members are eligible to succeed themselves for three additional terms, not to exceed a total of eight consecutive years.
  • The Appointed Lay Members serve terms of four years each and are eligible to succeed themselves for no more than one additional term, except when they are appointed to fill unexpired terms. When Lay Members are appointed to fill unexpired terms, they are eligible to succeed themselves for two full terms after completing the unexpired term.

*Additional information may be found at: http://www.legis.state.wv.us/. WV Code, Chapter 18B, Article 2A.