CHARLESTON– Today, Governor Jim Justice announced the appointment of Dave Perry to the West Virginia state Board of Education. Perry is a veteran educator from Fayette County.
Mr. Perry was a classroom teacher for three years, a principal of Collins Middle School and Mount Hope Middle School a combined total of 32 years. Collins became a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence during Perry’s tenure. He also served as president of the Fayette County Principals Association for 15 years.
Perry served in the West Virginia House of Delegates for 16 years. During that time he was chairman of the banking and insurance committee, was the vice chairman of the education committee, and served on the finance committee.