Event Title

Importance of Public Service

Presenter Information

Marshall University

Document Type

Event

Location

Marshall University Shawkey Dining Room

Start Date

13-11-2017 1:35 PM

End Date

13-11-2017 2:00 PM

Description

Delegate Sean Hornbuckle, West Virginia House of Delegates

Dr. Mary Beth Beller, Chair, Political Science Department, Marshall University

Sandra Clements graduated from Marshall University with a BA and MA degree in Rehabilitation Education and Counseling. Her career has included working in the Head Start Program, the National Save the Children Program and as the Coordinator and Director of Marshall University’s Office of Disability Services. In 2007, she was appointed to the Huntington City Council representing District 5 and was elected for two subsequent terms. Today, she serves on several of the Mayor’s Committees while she continues the practice of giving back to the community. She is the proud mother of three adult children and enjoys reading and quilting.

Mr. Charles Overstreet, Councilperson, Charleston City Council

Wendy Thomas is a graduate of Marshall University with a BA in Elementary Education and a MA in Learning Disabilities and Behavior Disorders. She retired from Cabell County Schools with 35 years of service. Today, she serves in roles at Sixteenth Street Baptist Church including Deaconess and Church Clerk. She is as a member of civic and service organizations including Chair of the Huntington Housing Authority, member of the Huntington Fairfield Alliance, Advisory Board of the A.D. Lewis Center, and the NAACP. She and Bennie Thomas are parents to two sons and grandparents to six.

Dr. William M. White, Director, Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs, State of West Virginia

Huntington’s 47th mayor, Steve Williams has led Huntington to be named the $3 million grand prize winner of the America’s Best Communities competition in April 2017. Huntington has also gained national recognition for the establishment of the Mayor’s Office of Drug Control Policy, which has formed several partnerships in developing a harm reduction program and has focused on reducing drug trafficking and related crime while promoting prevention and treatment options. In March 2016, Williams was named to a joint task force of the National League of Cities and National Association of Counties to address the opioid epidemic. Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with Cum Laude honors from Marshall University in 1978 and a master's degree in public administration from West Virginia University in 1980. Williams is married to Mary Poindexter Williams. He has two stepdaughters, Nikki Reed and Laura Urban, and has a beloved family dog, Darby.

 
Nov 13th, 1:35 PM Nov 13th, 2:00 PM

Importance of Public Service

Marshall University Shawkey Dining Room

Delegate Sean Hornbuckle, West Virginia House of Delegates

Dr. Mary Beth Beller, Chair, Political Science Department, Marshall University

Sandra Clements graduated from Marshall University with a BA and MA degree in Rehabilitation Education and Counseling. Her career has included working in the Head Start Program, the National Save the Children Program and as the Coordinator and Director of Marshall University’s Office of Disability Services. In 2007, she was appointed to the Huntington City Council representing District 5 and was elected for two subsequent terms. Today, she serves on several of the Mayor’s Committees while she continues the practice of giving back to the community. She is the proud mother of three adult children and enjoys reading and quilting.

Mr. Charles Overstreet, Councilperson, Charleston City Council

Wendy Thomas is a graduate of Marshall University with a BA in Elementary Education and a MA in Learning Disabilities and Behavior Disorders. She retired from Cabell County Schools with 35 years of service. Today, she serves in roles at Sixteenth Street Baptist Church including Deaconess and Church Clerk. She is as a member of civic and service organizations including Chair of the Huntington Housing Authority, member of the Huntington Fairfield Alliance, Advisory Board of the A.D. Lewis Center, and the NAACP. She and Bennie Thomas are parents to two sons and grandparents to six.

Dr. William M. White, Director, Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs, State of West Virginia

Huntington’s 47th mayor, Steve Williams has led Huntington to be named the $3 million grand prize winner of the America’s Best Communities competition in April 2017. Huntington has also gained national recognition for the establishment of the Mayor’s Office of Drug Control Policy, which has formed several partnerships in developing a harm reduction program and has focused on reducing drug trafficking and related crime while promoting prevention and treatment options. In March 2016, Williams was named to a joint task force of the National League of Cities and National Association of Counties to address the opioid epidemic. Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in political science with Cum Laude honors from Marshall University in 1978 and a master's degree in public administration from West Virginia University in 1980. Williams is married to Mary Poindexter Williams. He has two stepdaughters, Nikki Reed and Laura Urban, and has a beloved family dog, Darby.