Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur names Board of Directors for 2020-21

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur has named its Board of Directors for 2020-2021.

Julie Keehner has been named the club President. Keehner’s career spanned more than 40 years in six different states as a higher education administrator. She helped establish Centers for Community Service/Engagement at three different colleges and universities. She currently directs a consulting business, Keehner Consulting, which focuses on positive leadership and supervision.

“I am proud to be in a leadership role for the newly formed, healthy and growing Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur,” said Keehner. “Our theme for this year will be centered on Positive Visibility, providing Service Above Self.”

Joining Keehner on the board are:

  • President-Elect, Kathy McMurray, Executive Director of Mountain CAP WV
  • Secretary, Alan Hager, Pastor of the Grace Church in Buckhannon
  • Treasurer, Rich Clemens, Board Member of Artistry on Main
  • Membership Chair, Dean Everett, Owner and Broker with Griffin Real Estate
  • Foundation Chair, Dr. Susan Long, General Surgeon, St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Sergeant-at-Arms, David Long, Past President, owner of Lazy L Enterprises, Commercial and Residential Rental Properties
  • Immediate Past  President, Dr. Dan Martin, Professor, Exercise Science and Athletic Training Department,  West Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Public Relations & Media Chair, Lisa Wharton, Vice President of Marketing, Public Relations & Foundation, St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Program Coordinators Sandra LaRosa and Kelley Tierney, Agent, State Farm Insurance.

The Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur is part of a network of more than 35,000 Rotary Clubs worldwide committed to providing service to others, promoting integrity and  advancing goodwill and peace. If you would like more information about how you can become involved, go to, call 304-439-8421 or visit them on Facebook.

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