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AUGUST 11, 2022



Governor Tomblin Appoints State Fair Advisory Directors

LEWISBURG, WV (06/25/2013)(readMedia)– Governor Tomblin recently announced eight appointments to the State Fair of West Virginia Advisory Board of Directors.

Four members were reappointed to a new four year term: Rod Stoner, Lewisburg, WV, President, Rod Stoner, LLC; Sharon Rowe, Lewisburg, WV, SHR Consulting, LLC; Bob Williams, Grafton, WV, State Senator 14th District; and Ellen Goodwin, Lewisburg, WV, Retired Vice-president Development – WVU Alumni Association.

New appointments include: Mike Kidd, Lewisburg, WV, Manager/Partner Radio Greenbrier; Jeff Vickers, Lewisburg, WV, SVP, Chief Lending Officer, First National Bank; Daniel Robison, Morgantown, WV, Dean WVU Department of Ag Forestry; and Robert Allen, Union, WV , Attorney at Kay, Casto and Chaney, LLC.

Advisory Director appointments were made in consultation with Commissioner Walt Helmick, West Virginia Department of Agriculture. Directors participate in monthly board meetings and serve in an advisory capacity with a focus on sharing the mission and goals of the State Fair of West Virginia with West Virginia’s statewide business community. The State Fair of West Virginia, with an $13.8 million dollar economic impact on the State of West Virginia, is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation committed to the traditions of agriculture, family entertainment, and education. The 89th annual State Fair is scheduled August 9-17, 2013 in Lewisburg. For more information, please visit