Jenny Gannaway

Executive Director

A native of Mingo County, WV Jenny was the State Chair of the West Virginia VOAD from 2012 until November 2016 when she was chosen by the West Virginia VOAD Board of Directors to become the Executive Director of the organization. Prior to her service with West Virginia VOAD Jenny worked with Pro WV as a crisis counselor as well as serving as President of the Southern WV Disaster Center.


Phone: 304-235-2692 X6

Email: jennygannaway@wvvoad.org

Benjamin Cisco

Operations Officer

A native of Matewan, WV in Mingo County Benjamin has been with the West Virginia VOAD since 2015. Prior to working with the WV VOAD, Benjamin worked with a local dealership in Mingo County as Director of Sales and Assistant Finance. Benjamin was chosen to become the Operations Officer in November 2016 by the West Virginia Board of Directors.


Phone: 304-235-2692 X8

Email: benjamin.cisco@wvvoad.org

Website: www.wvvoad.org

Bethany Bentley

Disaster Recovery Coordinator

A native of Huntington,WV Bethany has been with the West Virginia VOAD since 2016. Prior to joining the VOAD team Bethany worked for a local food bank in Huntington, WV. Bethany is a graduate of Marshall University and was hired by WV VOAD to assume the role of Disaster Recovery Coordinator working under a grant provided by the Sisters Health Foundation which is located in Parkersburg, WV.


Phone: 304-220-2570

Email: bethanyfreeman@wvvoad.org

WV VOAD Board of Directors

Jeff Allen, Board Chair (WV Council of Church’s)

Dan Lowther, Vice Chair (United Methodist)

Pat Booker, Board Secretary (American Red Cross)

Barbara Chalfant, Board Member (Presbytery of WV)

Rodney Burkholder, Board Member (Mennonite Disaster Service)

Larry Murphy, Board Member (Adventist Disaster Response)

Kim Tieman, Board Member (The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation)

Judy Drummond, Board Member (WV Dept. of Health & Human Resources)




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