From: Middlebourne, WV
WVU:2003-2008; BS in Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
Career: Senior Manager, Maintenance at Trustile Doors, LLC; We manufacture high end, custom, interior doors at our factories in Denver and Iowa and are part of the Marvin Companies
Interests: Mountaineer Sports and spreading the WVU message; camping, biking, skiing, jeeping and enjoying the mountains of the wild wild west.
Chapter Member: 9 years
Favorite WVURMC event: Game watches full of Mountaineers and the A-Basin Beach Party
Why I volunteer on the Chapter Board: It's a great way to give back to the university, our local community, and have fun with my fellow Mountaineers.
Title: Secretary and Cultural and Educational Chair
From: Denver as much as any, but I spent a year in New Jersey which is how I found my way to WVU.
WVU: ‘80-‘84 with a BS in Computer Science
Career: Information Management Consulting
Interests: All things WVU, Photography, Aviation
Chapter Member: 20+?
Favorite WVURMC event: Game Watch Gatherings
Why I volunteer on the Chapter Board: Everything is more fun when done with my WVU brothers and sisters. To be clear, WVURMC was started as a support group. We weren't very good back in the day...
From: St. Michaels, Maryland
WVU: 1992-1996 B.S. in Business Administration
Career: CPA in private practice
Interests: Skiing, mountain biking, camping, spending time with friends & family
Chapter Member: 9 years
Favorite WVURMC event: A-basin event and game watches
Why I volunteer on the Chapter Board: I love seeing our Chapter continuing to grow, our strong Mountaineer spirit, fun, & camaraderie, and giving back to our University.
Title: WVU Cares Chair
From: Bethesda, MD
WVU: B.A. 2009 (Major in English with Minors in Law and Legal Studies and Theatre)
MLS 2013 (Masters in Law and Legal Studies)
Career: Contracts Administrator at P2 Energy Solutions
Interests: Travel, baking, reading and staying active with fiancé and our two dogs.
Chapter Member: 4 years
Favorite WVURMC event: WVU Day of Service because I love to volunteer for our local community along side the best.
Why I volunteer on the Chapter Board: Any excuse to give back to the community and spend time with my second family; all my fellow Mountaineers!
Title: Social Media Chair and co-Social Chair
From: Towson, MD
WVU: 2004-2009, BS in Journalism
Career: Sales Leader for a SaaS company
Pre-pandemic Interests: Triathlon, Skiing, Travel, Live Music
Chapter Member: 7 years
Favorite WVURMC event: Football season kickoff and the A-Basin Beach Bash
Why I volunteer on the Chapter Board: Keeping the Mountaineer spirit alive in the Rockies!
Title: Recruiting Chair
From: Richmond, Virginia
WVU: 2004-2008, BS Geology
Career: Environmental Geoscience in Oil and Gas
Interests: Skiing, cycling, kayaking, camping and backpacking, and live music
Chapter Member: 8 years
Favorite WVURMC event: All of the game watches!
Why I volunteer on the Chapter Board: I enjoy participating in the planning of alumni events and helping recruit local students. Being a member on the board also allows me to get engaged with the alumni organization on a national level. It feels great to play a small role in the overall growth of the University.
Chapter role: Social Events
Hometown: Burke, VA
WVU Years attended and Degree: Management Information Systems ‘00-‘03
Current Career: Partner Manager, Affiliate Marketing
Interests: Digital Advertising
How many years have you been a Chapter Member? 10 years?
Favorite WVURMC event? Game Watches and attending Group Sporting Events
Why do you volunteer on the Chapter Board? I enjoy facilitating the connection and camaraderie of Mountaineers.
Hometown: Charleston, WV
WVU Years attended and Degree: 1985-1990 Bachelors of Science Agriculture & Animal Vet.
Science MBA in Finance & Accounting from another school
Current Career: Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisor
Interests: Music, Finance, Mountain biking, Cooking and watching Hockey
How many years have you been a Chapter Member? At least 15 years
Favorite WVURMC event? Pepperoni Roll Contest
Why did you volunteer to join the Chapter Board? It is a great way to be connected to one of the best universities around. Go Mountaineers!!
Hometown: Weirton, WV
WVU Years attended and Degree: 6 total - 4 for undergrad (BA in Political Science) and 2 for grad school (MPA -Master of Public Administration)
Current Career: Public Policy Analyst at City and County of Denver in the Business Licensing Department
Interests: law and government, hiking, re-learning how to play the piano
How many years have you been a Chapter Member? 6 (although I think the first few were unofficial as I was poor and in law school lol)
Favorite WVURMC event? tied between the Pepperoni Roll Contest and the College Recruitment fairs!
Why did you volunteer to join the Chapter Board? I love helping Mountaineers stay connected to home through traditions and events and wanted to be a part of the group that fosters a sense of belonging for West Virginia ex-pats in Denver.
Fun Fact: I was Ms. Mountaineer 2008 at WVU
Title: Chapter Founder, President 1997-2020. Current Advisor to the Board and member of the WVU Alumni Association Board of Directors
From: Elkins, WV
WVU: BS Electrical Engineering 1987-1991
Career: Global Business Development Director for Amphenol Corporation
Interests: Ice Hockey, Biking, Skiing, SCUBA, Jeeping, Motorcycles, and pretty much anything outdoors.
Chapter Member: Founded the Chapter in 1997
Favorite WVURMC event: Hard to choose but packed house game watches always satisfy, and the pepperoni roll contest is a new favorite.
Why I volunteer on the Chapter Board: I love bringing Mountaineers of all ages together and cherish the relationships built over the years through the Chapter. We are impacting our local community and our University as a Family here in Colorado, and that is something we can all be very proud of.