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    New President for West Virginia School Board


    CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Board of Education has elected a new president and vice president, replacing two members who resigned Tuesday.

    President Tom Campbell is a former member of the House of Delegates from Greenbrier County who chaired the Education Committee and was first appointed to the board in 2012 by then-Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

    Vice President Chuck Hatfield was recently appointed to the board by Gov. Jim Justice.

    He’s a retired teacher, principal and most recently superintendent of Putnam County Schools.

    They replace former President Mike Green and Vice President Lloyd Jackson.

    Justice has said he wants a new approach to public schools in West Virginia with more control locally and less from state officials in Charleston.



    Rachel Ayers

    Rachel Ayers started as a multi-media journalist at WOAY in October of 2015. She then moved to evening anchor in September of 2016. Read More