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The Council

The Council is made up of a mayor or mayor’s designee from each entity within the boundries of Region 4, as well as a County Commission representative from each county and private sector members from around the Region.

The Executive Committee is comprised of a representative from each County Commission and the Mayor of the largest municipality in each member county in addition to private sector representation.

Meetings are typically scheduled for the third Wednesday of March, June and September as well as in conjunction with full council meetings once per year with additional meetings scheduled as needed.

Council Members

Executive Committee

Chairman:

Sam Felton, Mayor
Town of Marlinton
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​Vice-Chairman:

Lowell Rose, County Commission
Greenbrier County
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​Secretary:

Anna Carpenter, County Commission
Webster County
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Treasurer:

Robert Shafer, Mayor
City of Summersville
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Don McCourt Mayor, Town of Addison
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Beverly White Mayor, City of Lewisburg
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Robert Shafer Mayor, City of Summersville
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Lowell Rose, Greenbrier County Commission
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William “Bill” Hannabass City Manager, City of Oak Hill
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Charles Smallwood, Private Sector
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Walt Helmick County Commission, Pocahontas County
[email protected]

Full Council

Mayors of Fayette County

Steve Pridemore, Town of Ansted
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Sharon Cruikshank Mayor, Town of Fayetteville
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Bob Scott Mayor, Town of Gauley Bridge
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Tim Killen Mayor, Town of Meadow Bridge
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Greg Ingram Mayor, City of Montgomery
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Michael Kessinger Mayor, City of Mount Hope
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Daniel Wright Mayor, City of Oak Hill
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William Hannabass Mayor’s Designee, City of Oak Hill
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William Hughes Mayor, Town of Pax
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D. Anne Cavalier Mayor, City of Smithers
[email protected]

Melanie Dragan Mayor, Town of Thurmond
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Mayors of Nicholas County

Gary Johnson Mayor, City of Richwood
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Robert Shafer Mayor, City of Summersville
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Mayors of Webster County

Don McCourt Mayor, Town of Webster Springs (Addision)
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Lisa Prather Cutlip Mayor, Town of Camden on Gauley
[email protected]

Gerald Dornburg Mayor, Town of Cowen
[email protected]

Mayors of Greenbrier County

Travis Copenhaver Mayor, Town of Alderson
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Patrick Roberts Mayor, Town of Renick (Falling Springs)
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Beverly White Mayor, City of Lewisburg
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Linda Sizemore Mayor, Town of Quinwood
[email protected]

Robin Williams, Mayor, Town of Rainelle
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Deana Pack, Mayor, City of Ronceverte
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Stephen Baldwin Mayor, Town of Rupert
[email protected]

Bruce Bowling Mayor, City of White Sulphur Springs
[email protected]

Mayors of Pocahontas County

Shereen Bailey, Mayor, Town of Durbin
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Gail Siers Mayor, Town of Hillsboro
[email protected]

Sam Felton Mayor, Town of Marlinton
[email protected]

County Commissions

John Brenemen Fayette County Commission
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Craig Chapman Nicholas County commission
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Walt Helmick Pocahontas County Commission
[email protected]

Anna Carpenter Webster County Commission
[email protected]

Private Sector

Fayette County

Charles Smallwood, Private Sector
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Dr. Beverly Jo Harris, Secondary Education
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Eric Autenreith, Private Sector
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Nicholas County

Karen Mullens, Private Sector
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Patty Neff, County Government
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Judy Olsen, Private Sector
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Sharon Glasscock, Private Sector
[email protected]

Webster

Chris Graham, Private Sector
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Sue Talbott, Private Sector
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Greenbrier County

Clifford Gillian, Private Sector
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Doug Goodwin, Private Sector
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Girlonzo Scott, Real Estate
[email protected]

Pocahontas County

Joel Callison, County Government

Sue Helton, Private Sector

Joe Smith, Private Sector
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County Commissioners

Fayette County Commission:

Allison Taylor (President)
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John Breneman (Region 4 Council)
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Tom Louisas
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Nicholas County Commission:

Lloyd Adkins (President)
[email protected]

Craig Chapman (Region 4 Council)
[email protected]

Garrett Cole
[email protected]     

Webster County Commission:

Dale Hall (President)
[email protected]

Anna Carpenter (Region 4 Council)
[email protected]

Jerry Hamrick
[email protected]

Greenbrier County Commission:

Lowell Rose (President and Region 4 Council)
[email protected]

Tammy Tincher
[email protected]

Michael McClung
[email protected]

Pocahontas County Commission:

Walt Helmick (President and Region 4 Council)
[email protected]

John Rebinski
[email protected]

Jesse Groseclose
[email protected]

Towns and Cities located within the Region 4 Planning and Development Council boundary

The below map shows the Region 4 Planning and Development Council contacts.
Feel free to click on any point (blue dot, star, or pin) to view additional information.

Contact Us

Region 4 Planning and Development Council Office

885 Broad Street, Suite 100
Summersville, WV 26651
www.reg4wv.org

Tel: (304) 872-4970
Fax: (304) 872-1012

Monday-Friday: 8:30-4:30

Region 4 Planning and Development Council is a proud member of the West Virginia Association of Regional Councils