Charleston, W.Va. – Leadership West Virginia (LWV) is celebrating its 30th year of growing, engaging, and inspiring leaders. LWV will recognize this milestone anniversary all year long with events and challenges in regions across the state to celebrate fellowship with graduates and many others who have contributed to the organization’s success over the years. To…
During a recent Leadership West Virginia (LWV) Board of Directors meeting, five representatives of former classes were voted in as board members. Jim Nemitz, Amy Panzarella, Greg Hefner, Nick Oxley, and Patrick O’Malley join the now 24-member board and will support initiatives aimed to guide the organization in its mission to grow, engage, and mobilize…
Leadership West Virginia Receives $25,000 From AEP Foundation as Part of Company’s Ongoing Diversity & Inclusion Initiative
American Electric Power Foundation has committed $5,000 annually for five years to Leadership West Virginia (LWV). The money will go toward program fees and expenses for one qualified participant in an upcoming LWV program as part of the AEP Foundation’s Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship initiative. Click the link for the full press release. AEP Foundation’s…
Leadership West Virginia has been monitoring news related to the Coronavirus carefully and is following suggested guidance related to closures and cancellations.
At this time Leadership West Virginia has decided to cancel the session and reception that was to be held next week in Charleston. The session will be rescheduled and that date and information will be circulated as soon as possible.
The Capital Region Alumni Chapter will continue hosting quarterly “Leadership First” alumni events in 2020. We ask that you make it a priority (i.e. put LWV first) each quarter to attend these events.
We encourage LWV Alumni to join us at this last session to celebrate the graduating class and reunite with fellow grads! We have a few different options for you to choose from. Come to one or all of the LWV events open to alumni!
Don’t forget to SAVE THE DATES for LWV events coming up before the end of the year. November 15 – LWV Distinguished Alumnus Reception with WVE Young Guns November 20 – LWV Charleston Area Alumni Session Reception November 22 – 2019 Class Graduation December 31 – End of 2019 LWV Giving Campaign. Donate here.
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 an example for aspiring leaders.
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.
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.