West Liberty University


Board of Governors


  • Beverly Burke
    Administrative Assistant to the Provost and
    WLU Classified Staff Representative
  • Joseph W. Carey
    Carey Strategic Communications, New York, NY
  • Richard H. Carter
    Wheeling, WV
  • Sandra M. Chapman
    BOG Secretary
    Attorney at Law
    Casey & Chapman, PLLC, Wheeling, WV
  • George G. Couch
    BOG Chair
    Vice President
    Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV
  • Leslie DeFelice
    President and CEO
    DeFelice Group, Inc., Wheeling, WV
  • Patrick B. Ford
    Executive Director
    Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle, Weirton, WV
  • Brian E. Joseph
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Touchstone Research Laboratory, Ltd., Triadelphia, WV
  • Patrick D. Kelly
    BOG Vice Chair
    WV Health Care Association
    Charleston, WV
  • Evan K. Newman
    WLU Student Government and
    WLU Student Representative
  • Frank W. Noble, Jr.
    Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and
    WLU Faculty Representative
  • B. Ann Thomas
    Wheeling, WV