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WVU Extension Service agent appointed to board of national professional development association

Morgantown, W.Va. – WVU Extension Service’s McDowell County 4-H Agent, Donald Reed, has been elected to the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents board of trustees as the vice president of finance and operations.

In this appointment, Reed will oversee the expenses, income and investments of the association while continuing to serve in his current role in McDowell County. The organization reports over a million dollars in assets, and Reed will help three different conference groups maximize their professional development efforts while staying in budget.

Extension agent Rick Moorefield recognized by the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia

Summers County Extension Agent Rick Moorefield accepted the 2017 Heritage Tourism Award on behalf of the John Henry Historical Park Steering Committee. This organization created a new tourist destination in Summers County that preserves the history of John Henry, the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and Talcott for future generations. The John Henry Historical Park Steering Committee, like the park, is a symbol of hard work, strength, love, dedication and persistence. Well done, Rick!

Learn more about the John Henry Historical Park.