The Education Alliance is governed by a visionary Board of Directors whose members represent small businesses, state government, education, corporations and local communities from all across West Virginia.

Executive/Finance Committee

Brett Staples, Chairman of the Board, Senior Managing Director, Financial Advisor, BB&T Scott & Stringfellow (Charleston, WV)

Christina Brumley, Vice Chairman of the Board, Member, Jackson Kelly, PLLC (Charleston, WV)

Adam Krason, Board Treasurer, Principal and Architect, ZMM Architects & Engineers (Charleston, WV)

Joe Letnaunchyn, Board Secretary, President/CEO, West Virginia Hospital Association (Charleston, WV)

Mallie Combs, Past Chairman of the Board, Executive Director, Hardy County Rural Economic Development Auathority (Moorefield, WV)

Sammy Gray, Research and Outreach Committee Chairman, Director of State Affairs, FirstEnergy (Charleston, WV)

James Thomas, Nominating & Governance Committee Chairman, Counsel, Jackson Kelly PLLC (Charleston, WV)

Amelia Davis Courts, President/CEO, The Education Alliance (Charleston, WV)

Jessie Reckart, Esq. Member-at-Large, (Charleston, WV)

Board of Directors

Jessica Alsop, Associate General Counsel, WVU Health System (Morgantown, WV)

Ralph Baxter, Advisor, Writer, Speaker, Ralph Baxter (Wheeling, WV)

Chris Beam, President/COO, Appalachian Power (Charleston, WV)

Craig Baker, Partner/Architecture Division Manager, The Thrasher Group (Fairmont, WV)

Gat Caperton, President/CEO, Gat Creek (Berkeley Springs, WV)

Jonell Carver, Manager, Gas Operations, Dominion Energy (Clarksburg, WV)

Leah Curry, President, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, WV (Buffalo, WV)

Michelle Easton, Pharm.D., Dean, School of Pharmacy, University of Charleston, (Charleston, WV)

Andy Feeney, External Affairs Director - West Virginia, AT&T (Charleston, WV)

Kevin Fowler, President & CEO, Cabell Huntington Hospital (Huntington, WV)

Stephen Hastings, Senior Staff Attorney, EQT Corporation (Charleston, WV)

MaryLu Hutchins, Ed.D., Director, Fluency Project,  Carnegie Mellon University Create Lab (Wheeling, WV)

Erica Mani, Regional Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross (Cross Lanes, WV)

Todd Marino, Plant Director, Quad Graphics (Martinsburg, WV)

DF Mock. Regional President, United Bank (Charleston, WV)

Ryan Moore, Human Resources Manager, Procter & Gamble (Martinsburg, WV)

Dr. Steven Paine, State Superintendent of Schools, West Virginia Department of Education (Charleston, WV)

Dan Page, Director of Marketing, West Virginia Health Care Association (Charleston, WV)

David Perry, President, West Virginia Board of Education (Oak Hill, WV)

Jada Reeves, 2019 West Virginia Teacher of the Year, Bradley Elementary School, Raleigh County Board of Education (Beckley, WV)

Scott Rotruck, Senior Account Executive, Orion Strategies (Morgantown, WV/Pittsburgh PA)

James Shupe, South Market President, United Bank (Beckley, WV)

Judy Sjostedt, Executive Director, Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (Parkersburg, WV)

Laura Sutton, Attorney, Bowles Rice, LLP (Martinsburg, WV)

Michelle Wittekind, Vice President and Area Manager, JP Morgan Chase (Charleston, WV)

Directors Emeritus

The Honorable Gaston Caperton
Dr. Daniel Foster
Stephen Hopta
Despina "Dee" Kapourales
Dr. Priscilla Leavitt
Former First Lady Gayle Manchin
Jeri Matheney
Joseph McDonie
Lacy Rice, Jr.
Sharon Rowe
Howard Seufer, Jr.
Herchiel Sims, Jr.
L. Newton Thomas, Jr.
Former First Lady Joanne Jaegar Tomblin