The Steering Committee works with the JCHSEM Director to guide the activities of JCHSEM. A fourteen-member Steering Committee is made up of public and private representation. JCHSEM is a Department within the Jefferson County Commission, who has overall responsibility for the department and its employees. The Jefferson County Commission appoints all members to the Steering Committee.
This committee meets on the 4th Tuesday of February, March, May, June, August, September and holds a November/December meeting at 9:00 a.m. in the JCHSEM EOC at 28 Industrial Blvd., Kearneysville, unless otherwise announced. The Quarterly Partnership meetings held in January, April, July and October also serve as the Steering Committee meeting's for those months.
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2019 Members of the Steering Committee:
John Sherwood, Chair, Chamber of Commerce Representative
Ed Smith, Vice Chair, Fire & Rescue Representative
Paula Marrone-Reese, Non-Governmental Organization Representative, Good Shepherd Inter-Faith Caregivers
Mason Carter, Jefferson County Department of Engineering
Jeffrey A. Polczynski, EPN, Jefferson County Emergency Communications Center Representative
Kelly Parsons, Private Industry Representative, Nichols, DeHaven & Associates
Thomas Butcher, Utilities Representative
Vacant, Jefferson County Development Authority Representative
Sanford "Sandy" Green, WV Region 3 Homeland Security Area Liaison
Holly Morgan-Frye, Education Representative, Shepherd University
Jane Tabb, County Commission Representative
Donald Grubb, Health Representative
Evan Workman, Mass Care Representative
Pete Dougherty, Sheriff, Law Enforcement Representative