Board Members

WVSU Foundation Board Executive Committee

Dr. Sami Ghareeb – Chair
Mr. Byard M. "Matt" Coleman – Vice Chair 
Mr. Mark Pendleton – Immediate Past Chair
Dr. John L. Fuller, Sr. – Secretary
Mr. Danny F. Blair – Treasurer
Ms. Patricia J. Schumann – WVSU Foundation President
Ms. Sue Woodward, CFRE – WVSU Foundation Vice President
Ms. Jennifer Herrald Oakley – Member at Large
Mr. Mark Kelley – Member at Large 


WVSU Foundation Board of Directors FY2022

Ms. Patricia L. Alexander, LRP, CRC ’85
Alexander Loan Review and Consulting, LLC

Mr. Charles R. Bailey, Esq.
Bailey & Wyant, PLLC

Mr. Danny F. Blair ’68
(Treasurer)
Gray, Griffith & Mays, a.c.

Col. (Ret) Pamela D. Carter, ’72

Mr. Byard M. "Matt" Coleman – Vice Chair ’87
Office & Commercial Cleaning-WV, LLC

Dr. John L. Fuller, Sr. ’65
(Secretary)

Mr. Joseph V. Funderburk, III ’66

Dr. Sami M. Ghareeb  DDS ’69
(Chair)
Ghareeb Dental Group

Mr. Mark A. Grimmett
North American Rebuild Company (NARCO)

Ms. Jennifer R. Herrald Oakley, ’02
County Manager, Kanawha County Commission

Mrs. Minnie H. Jones, ’68

Mark W. Kelley, Esq., ’88
Member, Ray, Winton & Kelley, PLLC

Mr. Allan Lee McVey, ’73
Insurance Commissioner

Mr. Gregory V. Monroe, ’80

Mr. Mark Hale Pendleton, ’86
(Immediate Past Chair)
Director, Brown, Edward & Company, L.L.P.

Mr. William E. Sawyers, ’74

Dr. Sheri A. Sesay-Tuffour, CAE, ’98
American College of Nurse-Midwives, CEO

Mr. Glover L. Smiley, Jr., ’77
Spartanburg High School, Guidance Counselor and Head Track Coach

Dr. Ann Brothers Smith, ’64

Mrs. Betty Cardwell Spencer, ’67
Retired, Kanawha County School System

Mr. James Underhill

Mr. Frank C. Walker, II, ’98
Frank Walker Law

Mr. Walter M. Wilkerson, Sr., ’73

Mr. Gregory T. Wilson, M.P.A., ’88


Ex-Officio Members

Dr. Jessica Barnes-Pietruszynski
Chair, WVSU Faculty Senate

Ms. Angelica Allison
Student Representative
President, WVSU Student Government Association

Dr. Lateef Y. Saffore ’96
President, WVSU National Alumni Association

Ms. Patricia J. Schumann
President WVSU Foundation
Vice President University Advancement

Ms. Robin Tabor
Chair, WVSU Staff Council

Ms. M. Sue Woodward, M.A., CFRE
Assistant Vice President, University Advancement
Vice President, WVSU Foundation

Directors Emeritus

Dr. J. T. (Ted) Childs, Jr. ’67
Ted Childs LLC

Mr. C. Edward Gaunch ’70
Secretary of Commerce  

Mr. Gary L. Swingle ’70
Kay Casto & Chaney

Mr. David L. Sayre
WesBanco

BG (Ret) Robert L. Stephens, Jr. ’62 – Honorary

Mr. D. Stephen Walker 


Honorary Directors

Dr. R. Charles Byers ’68

Dr. Elizabeth E. “Betty” Chilton

Dr. Kay Goodwin
Star Strategies, LLC

Mr. C. Milton Kates ’52
President, Solar Universal Technologies, Inc