Special to HuntingtonNews.Net

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced the appointment of James “Jamie” Six to the Board of Governors at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. The appointment was effective February 2, 2011. Mr. Six is currently serving his 25th year as the Wood County Clerk.

“Jamie will be an excellent addition to the Board of Governors at WVU-Parkersburg,” said Acting Gov. Tomblin. “One of Jamie’s children currently attends the University. As a community leader and also as parent, he has a vested interest in the future of the University and its programs.”

Since his first election in 1986, Mr. Six’s community relationships have grown to include serving on the West Virginia Association of Counties Board of Directors, the Wood County Farm Bureau Board of Directors as well as being an active member and past president of the Rotary Club of Parkersburg.

Mr. Six attended WVU-Parkersburg when it was part of the Parkersburg Community College.

Six is a native of Vienna. He currently resides in Parkersburg with his wife, Ginger. The couple has two children; Chelsie, a WVU College of Law graduate, and Cory, a current WVU-P student of criminal justice.