Our Staff


Our Staff

Betsy Delk

Executive Director

West Liberty University Foundation


Office Phone: 304-336-8847

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Shawn Ullom

Director of Development
West Liberty University Foundation

Office Phone: 304-336-8401

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Ginni McFarland Findley

Finance Administrator
West Liberty University Foundation

Office Phone: 304-336-8498

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Kyle Lutz

Administrative Assistant/

Hilltopper Athletic Club Coordinator

West Liberty University Foundation

Office Phone: 304-336-5635


Board of Directors

The West Liberty University Foundation, Inc. is governed by a 22-person volunteer Board of Directors. 


The Board of Directors has six subcommittees including, Executive, Investment, Audit, Disbursement, Nominating/Governance, and Development.

Officers of the WLU Foundation Board

(Year became a board member in parentheses)

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Daniel I. Joseph ’75 (2012)


D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Dan Joseph Orthodontics

Wheeling, WV

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Jeremy West ’99 (2016)

Vice Chair

VP, Private Banking


Wheeling, WV

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David Croft ’89 (2014)


Member in Charge of Wheeling Office

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Wheeling, WV

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Anissa Anderson ’94 (2016)


Anderson Orthodontics

New Martinsville, WV


Marty Adams ’75 (2002)

Retired Bank Executive

Naples, FL

Jason Blair ’95 (2008)

Executive Managing Director

Reich & Tang

Mount Pleasant, SC

John Bonassi ’69 (2008)

Consultant & Adjunct Professor

Gary E. West College of Business


The Bonassi Group

Pittsburgh, PA

Clyde Campbell ’53 (1972)

President Emeritus

West Liberty University 

Wheeling, WV

Christine Carder ’72 (2021)

Retired Executive Director

WLU Foundation

Administrator – Ohio County Schools

Wheeling, WV

Todd Cover ’98 (2022)


Belmont Savings Bank

Wheeling, WV

Linda Edwards ’64 (2015)

Retired Dental Hygienist Instructor 

West Liberty University

Wellsburg, WV

James Frum ’61 (1992)

Retired, Director of Audiology 

Wheeling Clinic

Wheeling, WV

Diane Gongaware ’78 (2020)

Certified Professional Coach

Diane Gongaware Coaching, LLC

Fairfax, VA

Katie Kacmarik ’08 (2023)


Moundsville Pharmacy

Moundsville, WV

John McCullough (2016)

President Emeritus 

West Liberty University 

Triadelphia, WV

Donald Nickerson ’82 (2017)


Spilman, Thomas & Battle

Ohio County Commissioner 

Wheeling, WV

Alex Paris ’82 (2005)

President & CEO

Alex E. Paris Contracting, Inc.

Avella, PA

Denise Penz ’97 (2023)


Preferred Legacy Trust

Summerville, SC

Clifton Spinner ’87 (2021)

Executive Director of Safety and Security Services 

Franklin University

Columbus, OH

Samuel Stone (2019)


Law Office of Samuel Stone

Morgantown, WV

Beth Weaver ’85 (2017)


Wheeling VW-Subaru

Wheeling, WV



R. Emmett Boyle 

Bruce Berlage

Donna Berlage

Roland L. Hobbs 


Fred Horne

Robert Joseph

Bob Kota


Andrew Pasden 

Peter Sontag

R. Clark Morton

Richard Stevenson

G. Randolph Worls 

Gary West