New River Community and Technical College Board of Governors - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

New River Community and Technical College Board of Governors

Posted: Updated:
Nalker Nalker
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Mercer County K-9 Officer needs bullet proof vest

    Mercer County K-9 Officer needs bullet proof vest

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:10:40 GMT
    The Mercer County Sheriffs Department and local grooming shop, Pet Zone in Princeton are partnering to help raise money for one of the K-9 Officers.Deputy Furches and his partner Maggie are often first in the line of fire.In order to help protect Officer Maggie when she's sniffing out suspects the department wants her to have a bulletproof vest to keep her safe.
    The Mercer County Sheriffs Department and local grooming shop, Pet Zone in Princeton are partnering to help raise money for one of the K-9 Officers.Deputy Furches and his partner Maggie are often first in the line of fire.In order to help protect Officer Maggie when she's sniffing out suspects the department wants her to have a bulletproof vest to keep her safe.
  • Suspect Connected to Murder Investigation is Captured

    Suspect Connected to Murder Investigation is Captured

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:00:23 GMT
    Murder Suspect Desean Farley CapturedMurder Suspect Desean Farley Captured
    Desean Farley, a suspect in a Beckley murder investigation, was captured by the U.S. Marshal Service in Wisconsin. Farley s believed to be the man who shot and killed a person at Willbrian Apartments on Saturday, July 12, 2014.
    Desean Farley, a suspect in a Beckley murder investigation, was captured by the U.S. Marshal Service in Wisconsin. Farley s believed to be the man who shot and killed a person at Willbrian Apartments on Saturday, July 12, 2014.
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised over 30 million dollars

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than 30 million dollars

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised more than 30 million dollars

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:27:24 GMT
    Its an internet sensation. The "Ice Bucket Challenge"was started to raise money for ALS. The fundraiser asks people to stand and have ice water poured on their head or donate 100 dollars to ALS. Every day people and even celebrities then challenge others to do the same.
    Its an internet sensation. The "Ice Bucket Challenge"was started to raise money for ALS. The fundraiser asks people to stand and have ice water poured on their head or donate 100 dollars to ALS. Every day people and even celebrities then challenge others to do the same.
  • PeopleMore>>

  • Jackson Kelly

    Jackson Kelly

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-08-08 15:00:22 GMT
    Danielle Swann has joined the Charleston office of Jackson Kelly.
    Danielle Swann has joined the Charleston office of Jackson Kelly.
  • HB&W Inc.

    HB&W Inc.

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-08-08 15:00:22 GMT
    George S. Weaver III has been elected chairman of the board of HB&W Inc.
    George S. Weaver III has been elected chairman of the board of HB&W Inc.
  • HOOPS Family Children’s Hospital

    HOOPS Family Children’s Hospital

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-08-08 15:00:20 GMT
    Dr. Kyle M. Smith, a fellowship-trained pediatric anesthesiologist, has joined Hoops Family Children’s Hospital, specializing in providing anesthesia care for children undergoing surgery.
    Dr. Kyle M. Smith, a fellowship-trained pediatric anesthesiologist, has joined Hoops Family Children’s Hospital, specializing in providing anesthesia care for children undergoing surgery.
LEWISBURG, WV -

David Nalker of Lewisburg has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the Board of Governors of New River Community and Technical College. The election took place at the June 6 meeting of the Board of Governors in Beckley.

Nalker replaces Leslie Baker of Beckley, who has served two consecutive terms and therefore is not eligible to serve another term as chair. She was elected vice chair. Debbie Hill of Summersville was elected secretary.

Two new board members were sworn in at the meeting. Tim Hofmann, instructor of biology at the Greenbrier Valley campus in Lewisburg, was elected to serve a two-year term as faculty representative. Justin Rader, a student on the Nicholas County campus in Summersville, was elected to serve a one-year term as the student representative. Susie Atkins, an administrative assistant in the Office of Finance and Administration in Beckley, was re-elected to a two-year term as classified staff representative. 

The board presented resolutions of appreciation to outgoing faculty representative John Mark Walkup, professor of music on the Nicholas County campus, and outgoing student representative Xavier Strain II from the Mercer County campus in Princeton.

Other board members are Robert Farley of Princeton, Edward Knight III of Lewisburg, Marilyn Leftwich of White Sulphur Springs, Al Martine of Daniels and E.T. Smith of Princeton.

New River Community and Technical College is part of the West Virginia Community and Technical College System. It serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from five locations: Mercer County campus (Princeton), Nicholas County campus (Summersville), Beckley campus, Greenbrier Valley campus (Lewisburg) and the Advanced Technology Center (Ghent). Administrative offices are in Beckley.