Bethany Cline

Deputy Curator

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  • Communications
  • Goldenseal Magazine
  • Events

Andrea Thompson

Executive Assistant to the Curator

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  • Governor’s Internship Program
  • WV Ambassadors Camp
  • Governor’s Public Service Recognition Program
  • Capitol Building Commission Secretary

Sam Calvert

Director of Administration

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  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Custodial
  • Technical Services
  • Procurement

Joe Geiger

Director, WV Archives and History

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  • State Archivist
  • State Archives
  • Historical Marker Program
  • History Bowl
  • Archives & History Commission
  • Records Management & Preservation Board
  • History Day
  • Veterans Memorial Archives

Charles W. Morris

Director of Museums

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  • State Museum and Satellite Museums
    • Independence Hall (Wheeling, WV)
    • Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex(Moundsville, WV)
    • Camp Washington Carver (Clifftop, WV)
  • Collections, Exhibitions and Education
  • Museum, Capitol and Governor’s Mansion Tours
  • Congressional Art Competition
  • Governor’s Almost Heaven Art Exhibition
  • Juried Art Exhibition
  • Annual Quilt Exhibition
  • Emerging Artists Exhibition
  • West Virginia State Museum Heritage Magazine
  • Archives & History Commission

Susan Pierce

Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer

Director of the WV State Historic Preservation Office

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  • Archaeological Permits
  • Certified Local Governments/Historic LandmarkCommissions
  • Survey and Planning Grants
  • Historic and Archaeological Surveys – webGIS
  • Historic Cemeteries
  • Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits
  • National Register of Historic Places
  • Publications, Planning and Education
  • Review and Compliance/Section 106 Review

Lance Schrader

Director of State Arts Office

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  • Cultural Facilities Grant
  • Individual Artist Program
  • Arts in Education Grant
  • Poetry Out Loud
  • STEM to STEAM
  • WV Commission on the Arts
  • Artworks Magazine and TV Show
  • Community Arts Grant and Mini Grant Program
  • Certified Arts Community Program
  • Governor’s Art Awards (every other year)
  • Travel and Training Grants
  • Arts in our Communities Annual Arts Conference