Board of Directors


Board Officers:

Nick Fantasia, President

Fantasia Broadcasting
Fairmont, WV

Mary Jo (Vincent) Thomas, Vice President
Government Administrator (Retired)
Community Volunteer
Fairmont, WV

Amie Fazalare, Secretary
Director of Recruitment & Admissions
Fairmont State University/Pierpont C&TC
Fairmont, WV

Delbert "Butch" Phillips, Treasurer
Banker (Retired)
Fairmont, WV


Board Members:

Terrence Boyd
Property Claims Specialist III
Nationwide Insurance
Philipp, WV


Dede Feltz
Director Employee Health and Wellness
Fairmont General Hospital
Fairmont, WV

Frank Gabor
President and CEO (Retired)
MGH Healthcare System
Olney, MD


John Jones
Prof. Sales Representative
Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Fairmont, WV


Jennifer Knight, MD FACS
Assistant Professor
West Virginia University
School of Medicine, Dept. of Surgery
Morgantown, WV


F. Tiff Lauzau
Fresh Ideas, Inc.
Fairmont, WV


Cheryl Maxwell
Director Case Management
Fairmont General Hospital
Fairmont, WV

Tim McAteer
McAteer’s Restaurant
Fairmont, WV


Leighanne Michael
Elementary Physical Education Teacher
Marion County Board of Education
Fairmont, WV

Frank Pulice
Fairmont General Hospital Foundation
Fairmont, WV

Chad Riley
Site Development Manager
Thrasher Engineering, Inc.
Clarksburg, WV

Susan Rodriguez
Training Manager
Northrop Grumman Information Systems
Fairmont, WV

Dr. G.H. Budd Sapp
Professor, Director of Leadership Marion
Fairmont State University
Fairmont, WV

Ellen M. Snyder
Elementary School Teacher (Retired)
Fairmont, WV

F. Porter Stiles
Mountain State Enterprises
Fairmont, WV

George Yost
Manager (Retired)
Allegheny Power
Fairmont, WV



Friday, May 12, 2017

At the annual end-of-the-year picnic for Fairmont State University faculty and staff, RJ Gimbl, President and CEO of the Fairmont State Foundation, surprised FSU President Maria Rose with a special gift from the FSU community. Gimbl announced the creation of the Maria C. Rose Endowed Scholarship for first generation college students.

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Monday, May 08, 2017

Fairmont State University students, faculty, staff, alumni the community are invited to the dedication ceremony for the new Falcon Commons, a brick pathway on the main campus selected as the Senior Campaign by the Class of 2017.

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Thursday, May 04, 2017

More than 400 students will participate in the 148th Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, in the Feaster Center.

Dr. Maria C. Rose, FSU President, will present special remarks for the ceremony, which will mark her last as president; she will retire when her contract ends on June 30.  Julian Pecora of Clarksburg will be the student speaker representing the Class of 2017.

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