Governor Justice Appoints Four New Members to Southern's Board of Governors

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice recently appointed J. Chris Adkins of Danville, Eddie J. Canterbury of Logan, Samuel A. Stewart of Matheny, and Pat J. White of Man, to the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Board of Governors. They are filling the expired terms of outgoing board members.

In addition to the new appointments, Governor Justice reappointed Dr. Mason ‘Ed’ White of Logan, and Mr. Kevin Zachary of Chapmanville, to three-year terms ending June 30, 2021.

Mr. Adkins, president of the non-profit, Driven Knights, will serve through June 30, 2019, and succeeds Kevin Hill. Mr. Canterbury was appointed to serve a two-year term ending June 30, 2020, is a mortgage loan officer at Logan, Bank, & Trust, and succeeds Jada Hunter. Mr. Stewart, a Nationwide Associate Agent, will also serve through June 30, 2020, and replaces Glenn Yost. Dr. White, a retired employee of Logan County Schools, replaces Raamie Baker, and will serve a three-year term ending June 30, 2021. Adkins, Canterbury, and White are from the Seventh Senatorial District, and Stewart is from the Ninth Senatorial District.

“We are excited to welcome these new members to the Southern family and to have Dr. White and Mr. Zachary reappointed,” said President Bob Gunter. “We look forward to their collective experience, dedication, insight, and vision as we continue to move our institution forward to meet the needs of the communities we serve. I extend our sincere appreciation to Jada Hunter, Kevin Hill, Raamie Barker, and Glenn Yost for their outstanding service to the board,” President Gunter said. “They have devoted considerable time and energy to serving on the board during my tenure at Southern, and they have been instrumental in the progress made at the College throughout recent years.”

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality education and training at each of its four campuses in Boone, Logan, Mingo and Wyoming counties, and its Lincoln Location in Hamlin, WV. For further information visit or call 1-866-SWCTC1.