Foundation Elects New Officers

The Board of Trustees elected new officers at its May 23 meeting in Canaan Valley. 

The Board elected D. Lyn Dotson, from Morgantown, to serve as Chairperson; Cheryl Davis, from Charleston, to serve as Vice Chairperson; and Judy Raines, from Bluefield, to serve as Treasurer. The Board also re-elected Foundation staff members Jeff Taylor to serve as President; Kim Matthews to serve as Vice President; and Susannah Carpenter to serve as Assistant Treasurer. Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball continues to serve as the Honorary Chairperson. 

Lyn is an active member of Suncrest United Methodist Church in Morgantown. A recognized leader in philanthropy, he retired from the West Virginia University Foundation, where he served as Senior Vice President for Development. He is a West Virginia Wesleyan alumnus (BA 1972) and a graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law (JD 1976). Lyn and his spouse Susan have two adult children. 

Cheryl attends Elizabeth Memorial United Methodist Church in Charleston, where she is active in a variety of capacities. She is also active in the Midland South District and the Annual Conference. Ms. Davis is a Certified Lay Servant. A graduate of West Virginia University (undergraduate and law degree), Cheryl’s career included working in various legal and business capacities in government and the private sector prior to her recent retirement from the West Virginia Department of Transportation.