The WVSAE Board of Directors met at Stonewall Resort on August 9 to set plans for the remainder of this year and 2022. The Annual Meeting being held November 7-8 at The Greenbrier will focus on communications, during and after the pandemic. Three sponsorships are still available, one for the Sunday night reception ($1,000) and two for speakers on Monday ($500 each). Please reach out to for additional information.

In addition, three committees were developed to help strengthen WVSAE. The committees will allow members to share ideas, develop new programs, meet objectives and accomplish goals within the association. Members are encouraged to join one or more of the committees listed below. To join a committee, please email

  • CommunicationsChaired by Betsy Miles, WV Press Association
  • MembershipChaired by Dale Hill, Builders Supply Association of WV
  • ProgramChaired by Beth White, CAE, APR, WV Association for Justice

Everyone is looking forward to in-person meetings, done safely, and getting back to the outstanding work of promoting associations in West Virginia!

WVSAE Board Members shown above, from left: Director Herb Faulkenberry, Oglebay Resort; Director Roseshalla Holmes, Four Points by Sheraton; President Pat McDonald, Contractors Association of WV; Vice President Beth White, CAE, APR, WV Association for Justice; Secretary Lori Miller Smith, Gas and Oil Association of WV; Past President Jonathan Adler, WV Association of Counties; Treasurer Betsy Miles, WV Press Association; and WVSAE Executive Director Diane Slaughter, CAE, APR.