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


Randall Reid-Smith
Curator

Andrea Thompson
Deputy Commissioner

Abigail Brown
Executive Assistant to the Commissioner

(All phone numbers are area code 304)


Administration

304-558-0220

Director:Sam CalvertSam Calvert
Human Resources CoordinatorVacantVacant
Section Support
Receptionist:VacantVacant
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:Cara SuppaCara.M.Suppa@wv.gov
Payroll and Benefit Coordinator:Terri HarwoodTerri.H.Harwood@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 OperationsVacantVacant
Systems Facility Manager:
Technical Services
Manager:Doug LittonDouglas.W.Litton@wv.gov
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
Steven BroughtonSteven.k.Broughton@wv.gov
Custodian Services
Supervisor:Carl JenkinsCarl.e.jenkins@wv.gov
Custodians:Kennedy BanksKennedy.D.Banks@wv.gov
Gordon KeeneGordon.H.Keene@wv.gov
Jon ChapmanJon.Chapman@wv.gov
VacantVacant
Nathan Prochnownathan.m.prochnow@wv.gov

Archives and History

304-558-0230

Director:Aaron Parsonsaaron.p.parsons@wv.gov
Secretary:VacantVacant
Archives
Archivist:VacantVacant
Historian/Archivist:Mary JohnsonMary.E.Johnson2@wv.gov
Audiovisual Archivist:Richard FaussRichard.E.Fauss@wv.gov
Photo Archivist:Royce Diehladam.r.diehl@wv.gov
History Bowl and Historic Marker Coordinator:Matt McGrewMatt.Mcgrew@wv.gov
Microfilm Specialist:Harold NewmanHarold.L.Newman@wv.gov
Historian:Randy MarcumRandolph.Marcum@wv.gov
Library
Library Manager/Assistant Director:Debra BashamDebra.A.Basham@wv.gov
State Documents Specialist:Bethany ArbaughBethany.M.Arbaugh@wv.gov
Research Specialist:VacantVacant
Research Specialist:Michela Ocheltreemichela.j.ocheltree@wv.gov
Librarian:Matt DaileyMatt.A.Dailey@wv.gov
Librarian:Michael ShockMichael.B.Shock@wv.gov
County Records
ArchivistDenise FergusonDenise.L.Ferguson@wv.gov
SpecialistKyle 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:Breana CaltriderBreana.E.Caltrider@wv.gov
Collections Curator:James MitchellJim.R.Mitchell@wv.gov
Collections Technician:Mary McFarlandMary.L.McFarland2@wv.gov
Exhibits Coordinator:Laiken BlankenshipLaiken.J.Blankenship@wv.gov
Touring Exhibits:Darren HusbandDarren.H.Husband@wv.gov
Tour Supervisor:Amber GoreAmber.L.Gore@wv.gov
Tour Guide:Gracie WelchGrace.R.Welch@wv.gov
Tour Guide (Part-Time):Risa MellertRisa.W.Mellert@wv.gov
Museum Education Coordinator:Nathan BarnerNathan.L.Barner@wv.gov
Education Specialist:Bradley CrumBradley.M.Crum@wv.gov
Systems Specialist:Pat ArnoldPat.W.Arnold@wv.gov
Guest Services (Team Leader):Jesse JenkinsJesse.R.Jenkins@wv.gov
Guest Services:John HolcombJohn.M.Holcomb@wv.gov
Guest Services:Shannon CookShannon.K.Cook@wv.gov
Guest Services:Rachel KeeneyRachel.M.Keeney@wv.gov

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

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

Acting Director:Jenna GreenJenna.R.Green@wv.gov
Grants Coordinator:Barbara SmootBarbie.J.Smoot@wv.gov
Community Arts Coordinator:Cedrick FarmerCedrick.L.Farmer@wv.gov
Cultural Facilities Grant Coordinator, ADA and Section 504 Coordinator:Vacant
Individual Artist Coordinator:Elizabeth A. YeagerElizabeth.A.Yeager@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 Section 106 – Assistant to Director:VacantVacant
Grants Coordinator – Development and Survey & Planning Grants:Christina MooreChristina.J.Moore@wv.gov
Historian – National Register and Architectural Survey:VacantVacant
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
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
Planning and Education Coordinator:VacantVacant
Structural Historian – Coordinator National Register and Architectural Survey:Cody StraleyCody.Straley@wv.gov
Archaeologist – Section 106 review – DEP projects :VacantVacant
Structural Historian – Section 106 Review: Kent WalkerKent.C.Walker@wv.gov
Structural Historian – Section 106 Review:Benjamin RiggleBenjamin.M.Riggle@wv.gov
Structural Historian – Section 106 Review:Stephen GiffordStephen.L.Gifford@wv.gov

Communications

304-558-0220   

Manager:Andrea Thompsonandrea.d.thompson@wv.gov
Cultural Program Assistant:Andrea NelsonAndrea.E.Nelson@wv.gov
Graphic Designer:Steven HolsclawSteven.A.Holsclaw@wv.gov
Photographer:Stephen BrightwellStephen.C.Brightwell@wv.gov
Public Information SpecialistKris BowyerKris.M.Bowyer@wv.gov

Goldenseal Magazine

Editor:VacantVacant
Assistant Editor:Joseph AluiseJoseph.V.Aluise@wv.gov