Foundation Board of Directors announces six new members

Special to HNN Provided by Marshall University

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Marshall University Foundation, Inc., Board of Directors has six new members, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ron Area announced today.

The new members are James Farley of Cincinnati; Johnna Coats of Lexington, Ky.; Louis Weisberg of Charleston; John Ashford of Huntington; David Fox III of Huntington; and Gary Ambler of Ronceverte, W.Va.

Farley began his service in June while the other five, all serving three-year terms, began serving on July 1.

“We are pleased to welcome these six dedicated individuals to our Foundation board,” Area said. “They all love Marshall University and they’re all taking on major volunteer roles to assist the advancement area.  I am certain each one will play a major role in helping us fulfill our mission. I look forward to working with them and the entire board.”

Board members with long-term service whose terms have expired include: William B. Andrews II of Huntington; Roger S. Dyer of Columbus, Ohio; R. Sterling Hall of Huntington; Ronald H. Hooser of Huntington; Marc A. Sprouse of Huntington; Charles E. Turner of Huntington; Arthur Weisberg of Huntington; and Earleen H. Agee of Huntington. All will become emeritus members.

Board officers are J. Patrick Jones, chair; Joseph M. Gillette, first vice chair; Lake Polan III, secretary; John K. Kinzer, treasurer; and Phyllis H. Arnold, immediate past chair.

The board has 36 members.

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