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Governor Tomblin Appoints Director of the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs

9/10/2012

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Carolyn L. Stuart, Ph.D., to be the Executive Director of the new Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs. The Office will deal with issues affecting minorities and will fund programs that work to serve our minority groups' needs. Dr. Stuart's appointment became effective Friday, August 31, 2012 and today Gov. Tomblin introduced Dr. Stuart to West Virginians at a reception held in the Governor's Office. 

    "I'm very pleased to announce Dr. Carolyn Stuart has joined my staff as the Executive Director of the new Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs," said Gov. Tomblin. "Dr. Stuart has devoted her life to helping others through counseling and mentoring West Virginians in a variety of capacities. She will help address the concerns and needs of minorities in our state, and I look forward to working with her." 

    Dr. Stuart, a West Virginia native, was born in McDowell County. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from Bluefield State College, a Master of Arts in Counseling from Marshall University, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Her diverse background includes experience in higher education, counseling, project development, mediation and consulting in the area of cultural diversity.


Photo Courtesy of Gov. Tomblin's Office
Gov. Tomblin appoints Dr. Carolyn Stuart to lead the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs.


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