WVSU Foundation Board


Executive Committee Members

Mr. Mark Pendleton- Chair
Dr. Sami Ghareeb- Vice Chair
Mr. Mark W. Kelley- Immediate Past Chair
Dr. John L. Fuller, Sr.- Secretary
Mr. Danny F. Blair- Treasurer
Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins- President, West Virginia State University
Ms. Patricia J. Schumann- WVSU Foundation President
Ms. Sue Woodward- WVSU Foundation Vice President
Ms. Janie Hill- Member at Large
Ms. Reginia Lipscomb- Member at Large
Ms. Jennifer Herrald- Member at Large

WVSU Foundation Board of Directors FY2020


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

Dr. Morris S. Clark, ‘67

Colonel Harold G. Fisher

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

Mr. Joseph V. Funderburk, III ’66

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

Ms. Jennifer R. Herrald
(Member at Large)
County Manager, Kanawha County Commission

Mrs. Janie Hill
(Member at Large)  

Mrs. Minnie H. Jones ’68



Mark W. Kelley, Esq. ’88
(Immediate Past Chair)
Member, Ray, Winton & Kelley, PLLC

Mrs. Reginia S. Lipscomb ’77

(Member at Large)

Mr. Allan Lee McVey ’73
Insurance Commissioner

Mr. Gregory V. Monroe ’80

Mr. Mark Hale Pendleton ’86
(Chair)
Member, Arnett Carbis Toothman, LLP

Mr. John T. Poffenbarger

Mr. Paul Saluja ’88
Saluja Law Offices, PLLC

Mr. William E. Sawyers, ’74

Dr. Ann Brothers Smith ’64

Mr. James Underhill

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

Mrs. Elizabeth Weisberg

Mr. Walter M. Wilkerson, Sr. ’73

Ex-Officio Members

Dr. Richard Ford
Chair, WVSU Faculty Senate

Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins
President, West Virginia State University

Ms. Colleen Miller
Student Representative

Mrs. Cynthia M. Rakes
Office Manager, WVSU Foundation

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, 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