Commissioners

Commissioner Sara Berzingi 
Sara Berzingi
WVU Medical Student
Commissioner Jihad Dixon 
Jihad Dixon
Graduate Assistant, Office of the Dean of Student Life
West Virginia University
Dr. Michelle Easton 

Dr. Michelle Easton
Dean, University of Charleston School of Pharmacy

David M. Fryson 
David M. Fryson, Esq.
Senior Advisor for Diversity Community Outreach
West Virginia University
Julie Palas 
Julie Palas, J.D.
Executive Director, Catastrophic Illness Commission
and WV Women’s Commission
Jacqueline Proctor 
Jacqueline Proctor
Deputy Commissioner
WV Bureau of Senior Services
Brandi Jacobs-Jones 
Brandi Jacobs-Jones
Senior VP of Operations
Marshall University
Sylvia Ridgeway 
Sylvia Ridgeway
Huntington NAACP President
Pastor Leo Riley 
Pastor Leo Riley
Christian Love Ministries
Dr. Cubert Smith 
Dr. Cubert Smith
Retired WVSU Arts Professor
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Randall Reid-Smith
Curator, WV Division of Arts, Culture, and History
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Stephanie Tyree
Executive Director, WV Community Development Hub
Dr. William M. White 

Dr. William M. White
Chair,                     MLK Commission and
Executive Director, HHOMA

Patricia Wilson 
Patricia Wilson
Chair of Education Department
WVSU