Mountwest Foundation - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

Mountwest Foundation

Posted: Updated:
  • PeopleMore>>

  • The Thrasher Group Inc.

    The Thrasher Group Inc.

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:44:47 GMT
    Craig M. Baker, the principal and architectural division manager of The Thrasher Group Inc., has been awarded the Certified Educational Facility Planner designation, a mark of excellence developed to reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities of educational facility planners.
    Craig M. Baker, the principal and architectural division manager of The Thrasher Group Inc., has been awarded the Certified Educational Facility Planner designation, a mark of excellence developed to reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities of educational facility planners.
  • New River Community and Technical College

    New River Community and Technical College

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:44:46 GMT
    Amanda L. Baker has been selected as director of human resources at New River Community and Technical College.She earned a bachelor's degree from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, and has more than 11 years of professional human resources experience.
    Amanda L. Baker has been selected as director of human resources at New River Community and Technical College.She earned a bachelor's degree from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, and has more than 11 years of professional human resources experience.
  • Berkeley Medical Center

    Berkeley Medical Center

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:44:46 GMT
    Jamie Milstead is the latest winner of University Healthcare Berkeley Medical Center's Quality Service Award.
    Jamie Milstead is the latest winner of University Healthcare Berkeley Medical Center's Quality Service Award.
HUNTINGTON, WV -

The Mountwest Foundation, the entity that supports Mountwest Community & Technical College, has elected five new members to its 15-member board of directors. 

Milton resident David Horst — founding partner of Medical Innovations Co. and an adjunct faculty member for Mountwest — began a three-year term in July, as did Thomas McChesney of Huntington, the director of marketing & business development for Huddleston Bolen; Floyd Metzger of Huntington, the chief executive officer of HIMG; Russ Rucker III of Huntington, the president of Rucker, Billups & Fowler Inc.; and Troy Thomas of Prichard, the general manager of Allevard-Sogefi USA Inc.

According to the foundation, its board members work to provide financial support for the college to "enhance the quality of education in order to further the careers of Mountwest Community & Technical College students."

Bob Childers serves as president of the Mountwest Foundation board.