The Culture Center
State Capitol Complex
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305-0300


Randall Reid-Smith
Cabinet Secretary

Andrea Thompson
Deputy Commissioner

Caitlyn Taylor 
Executive Assistant to the Secretary

(All phone numbers are area code 304)


Administration

304-558-0220

Director:Sam CalvertSamuel.J.Calvert@wv.gov
Human Resources CoordinatorLori TannerLori.J.Tanner@wv.gov
Section Support
Receptionist:Liz BrightwellElizabeth.A.Brightwell@wv.gov
Receptionist:John KeslerJohn.P.Kesler@wv.gov
Financial Services/Payroll
Accountant/Auditor II:Deidra SilvaDeidra.D.Silva@wv.gov
Accounting Technician:Christina BurnsChristina.M.Burns@wv.gov
Fairs & Festivals Grants Manager :Rhoda WithrowRhoda.L.Withrow@wv.gov
Procurement Officer:Charles ThompsonCharles.L.Thompson@wv.gov
Payroll and Benefit Coordinator:Jennifer HudnallJennifer.L.Hudnall@wv.gov
Events
Events/Festival Manager:Adam JonesAdam.C.Jones@wv.gov
Cultural Program Specialist and Room Booking Coordinator:Jack BerberetteJack.T.Berberette@wv.gov
Cultural Program Associate:Todd ChapmanTodd.L.Chapman@wv.gov
Cultural Program Associate:Randy PauleyRandy.A.Pauley@wv.gov
Facility Operations
Systems Facility Manager:Doug LittonDouglas.W.Litton@wv.gov
Technical Services
Manager:VacantVacant
Technicians:Roy DolinRoy.O.Dolin@wv.gov
Ed MucklowEdward.P.Mucklow@wv.gov
Jack BosticJack.L.Bostic@wv.gov
Building Maintenance
Maintenance workers:Billy SmithWilliam.E.Smith@wv.gov
George MongGeorge.W.Mong@wv.gov
Nathan ProchnowNathan.M.Prochnow@wv.gov
Custodian Services
Supervisor:Carl JenkinsCarl.E.jenkins@wv.gov
Custodians:Kennedy BanksKennedy.D.Banks@wv.gov
Rick KeeneGordon.H.Keene@wv.gov
Jon ChapmanJon.Chapman@wv.gov
Howard CrouchHoward.D.Crouch@wv.gov
Tony CapelloAntonio.S.Capello@wv.gov

Archives and History

304-558-0230

Director:Aaron ParsonsAaron.P.Parsons@wv.gov
Secretary:Lucy HillLucy.C.Hill@wv.gov
Archives
Documents Archivist:Bethany ArbaughBethany.M.Arbaugh@wv.gov
Historian/Archivist (Digital Preservation, Archives and History Website, History Day):Mary JohnsonMary.E.Johnson2@wv.gov
Audiovisual Archivist:Richard FaussRichard.E.Fauss@wv.gov
Photo Archivist:Matthew MillerMatthew.D.Miller@wv.gov
Cultural Program Coordinator (History Bowl, Highway Historic Marker Program):Ella PreeceElla.S.Preece@wv.gov
Microfilm Specialist:Harold NewmanHarold.L.Newman@wv.gov
Historian (Map Collection, Civil War Medals):Randy MarcumRandolph.Marcum@wv.gov
Library
Library Manager/Assistant Director:Debra BashamDebra.A.Basham@wv.gov
State Documents Specialist:VacantVacant
Newspaper and Periodicals/Research Specialist:VacantVacant
Programming/Research Specialist:Meredith BarberyMeredith.E.Barbery@wv.gov
Librarian:Matt DaileyMatt.A.Dailey@wv.gov
Librarian:Michael ShockMichael.B.Shock@wv.gov
County Records
Cultural Program Specialist (county records preservation project):Ryan BelmontRyan.P.Belmont@wv.gov
County Records Archivist (Records Management and Preservation Board):Kyle CampbellKyle.M.Campbell@wv.gov

State Museum

 304-558-0220

Director:Charles Morris, IIICharles.W.Morris@wv.gov
Museum Operations Manager:Charles OcheltreeCharles.C.Ocheltree@wv.gov
Collections Coordinator:Keen OwenKeen.W.Owen@wv.gov
Collections Curator:James MitchellJim.R.Mitchell@wv.gov
Collections Technician:Mary McFarlandMary.L.McFarland2@wv.gov
Exhibits Coordinator:Sidney DuncanSidney.L.Duncan@wv.gov
Touring Exhibits:Darren HusbandDarren.H.Husband@wv.gov
Tour Supervisor:Amber GoreAmber.L.Gore@wv.gov
Tour Guide:Maggy SwannMaggy.B.Swann@wv.gov
Tour Guide (Part-Time):Risa MellertRisa.W.Mellert@wv.gov
Museum Education Coordinator:Nathan BarnerNathan.L.Barner@wv.gov
Education Specialist:Madeline BenjaminMadeline.Y.Benjamin@wv.gov
Systems Specialist:Jesse JenkinsJesse.R.Jenkins@wv.gov
Guest Services (Team Leader):Autumn MartinoAutumn.R.Martino@wv.gov
Guest Services:John HolcombJohn.M.Holcomb@wv.gov
Guest Services:VacantVacant
Guest Services:VacantVacant

West Virginia Independence Hall 304-238-1300  
Site Manager:Deborah J. JonesDeborah.J.Jones@wv.gov
Building Maintenance:Paul DesmondPaul.P.Desmond@wv.gov
Security and Information:Susan E. WarrenSusan.E.Warren@wv.gov

Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex 304-843-4128   
Site Manager:Jeremy KohusJeremy.A.Kohus@wv.gov
Cultural Program Coordinator:Andrea KellerAndrea.K.Keller@wv.gov
Accounting:Heidi SampsonHeidi.H.Sampson@wv.gov
Building Maintenance:Suelynn HoweSuelynn.E.Howe@wv.gov
Lead Curator:Dr. Olivia JonesOlivia.A.Jones@wv.gov
Curator:Hank D. LuttonHank.D.Lutton@wv.gov
NAGPRA Coordinator:Basil J. StewartBasil.J.Stewart@wv.gov

Camp Washington-Carver 304-438-3005  
Site Manager:James HessJames.D.Hess@wv.gov
Building Maintenance:Gene GoinsGene.A.Goins@wv.gov
Building Laborer:Kenny RamseyKenneth.W.Ramsey@wv.gov
Receptionist:Lisa CochranLisa.D.Cochran@wv.gov

Arts

304-558-0240

Director and Cultural Facilities Coordinator:Jenna GreenJenna.R.Green@wv.gov
Deputy Director and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator:Elizabeth A. YeagerElizabeth.A.Yeager@wv.gov
Grants Coordinator:Barbara SmootBarbie.J.Smoot@wv.gov
Community Arts Coordinator:Cedrick FarmerCedrick.L.Farmer@wv.gov
Individual Artist Coordinator:Cynthia McComasCynthia.P.McComas@wv.gov
Arts in Education Coordinator:Jim WolfeJames.D.Wolfe@wv.gov
Administrative Secretary :Paul NeilPaul.R.Neil@wv.gov

State Historic Preservation Office

304-558-0240

Director – Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer:Susan PierceSusan.M.Pierce@wv.gov
Office Manager Review and Review and Compliance Assistant:Yvette MontanezYvette.Montanez@wv.gov
Grants Coordinator – Development and Survey & Planning Grants:Christina MooreChristina.J.Moore@wv.gov
Historian – National Register and Architectural Survey:Jessica EichlinJessica.A.Eichlin@wv.gov
Archaeologist – Section 106 review – Cemetery Inventory:Carolyn KenderCarolyn.M.Kender@wv.gov
Information System Coordinator – GIS System Administrator & IT Coordinator:Susan WoodSusan.K.Wood@wv.gov
Structural Historian – Tax Credit – Certified Local Government Coordinator:Meredith DreistadtMeredith.C.Dreistadt@wv.gov
Senior Archaeologist – Section 106 review – State Archaeological Permits:Lora A. Lamarre-DeMottLora.A.Lamarredemott@wv.gov
Education and Planning Coordinator:Claire TryonClaire.E.Tryon@wv.gov
Structural Historian – Coordinator National Register and Architectural Survey:Cody StraleyCody.Straley@wv.gov
Archaeologist – Section 106 review – DEP projects :VacantVacant
Structural Historian – Review and Compliance: VacantVacant
Structural Historian – Section 106 Review:Benjamin RiggleBenjamin.M.Riggle@wv.gov
Structural Historian – Section 106 Review:VacantVacant

Communications

304-558-0220   

Manager:Andrea ThompsonAndrea.D.Thompson@wv.gov
Public Information Specialist:Andrea NelsonAndrea.E.Nelson@wv.gov
Graphic Designer:Steven HolsclawSteven.A.Holsclaw@wv.gov
Photographer:Stephen BrightwellStephen.C.Brightwell@wv.gov
Public Information Specialist (Website):Kris BowyerKris.M.Bowyer@wv.gov

Goldenseal Magazine

Editor:Laiken BlankenshipLaiken.J.Blankenship@wv.gov
Assistant Editor:Joseph AluiseJoseph.V.Aluise@wv.gov