Members of the Preston County Board of Education
Kathy McNeill - President
Kathy McNeill graduated from West Virginia University in 1977 with a bachelors of Science degree in pharmacy. She attended West Virginal Institute of Technology for her pre-pharmacy classes.
Kathy McNeill is the owner and pharmacist in charge of Valley Pharmacy located in Reedsville. The pharmacy recently celebrated its thirty first anniversary of serving the community. Mrs. McNeill is also a clinical adjunct professor for the West Virginia School of Pharmacy.
Mrs. McNeill is currently vice president of the Preston Memorial Hospital board. She was past president from 1998-2008. She is also on the Preston Memorial Hospital Foundation Board, the Preston County Board of Health and a member of the Preston County Chamber of Commerce.
In 1998 was the Preston County Chamber of Commerce Professional of the Year. She is also a member of RHO CHI, a pharmacy honorary society.
She is currently president of the Preston County Board of Education with her term expiring in June 2012. She was a previous member of the board from 1994-1998 and served as vice president for 1996-1998.
Mrs. McNeill is married to Dr. David McNeill, a dentist in Reedsville. Their daughter , Jolinda, is completing a degree in biochemistry and cell biology. She plans to attend pharmacy school in the fall of 2011.
Robert "Mac" McCrum - Vice President
Mr. McCrum is a court appointed special advocate for children who are in the legal system because of physical or sexual abuse. He has also been a teacher, assistant Principal and Principal in Preston County and currently substitutes in Monongalia County. He served in the US Army from 1969-1973. He has been on the board since _______ and his current term expires in 2014.
Mr. Hershman is the Secretary, Treasurer and Business Manager for Laborer's Local Union 379 in Morgantown. Mr. Hershman is a graduate of Preston County High School in 1991. He has been a board member since 2010. His current term expires in 2014.
Ms. Robb is a retired Preston County teacher, having taught at Terra Alta High School, East Preston High School, and Preston High School. Before retiring, she served for many years as president of the Preston County Education Association. Ann holds both Bachelor's and Master's degrees from West Virginia University. Her son is an editor for the Maryland State Retirement Board. She was elected to the Preston County Board of Education in 2012. Her term expires in 2016.
Mr. Talerico is a retired electronics teacher at Northern Garrett High School. Mr. Talerico is a graduate of Fordson High School in Dearborn, Michigan and has two years of electronics and advanced Electricians training with the US Navy. He holds vocational certifications in both West Virginia and Maryland. He was elected to the Preston County Board of Education in 2010 and his term expires in 2014.