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First Location:

October 15th, 2019
Wood County Courthouse, Judge Black Annex
317 Market Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101

Second Location:

October 22nd, 2019
Bechtel Summit Reserve, Tillerson Building
2550 Jack Furst Drive, Glen Jean, WV 25846


  • 8 AM Light Breakfast
  • 9 AM Meeting Begins
  • 12 - 1PM Lunch
  • 1 - 4 PM FEMA Training (Elective)


April is “National County Government Month” and the County Commissioners’ Association of WV (CCAWV) hosted their annual essay contest for eighth grade students across West Virginia. The 2019 winners include:

1st Place – Alayna Whitehair, Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School; Teacher – Tiffany Board
2nd Place – Heidi Payne, Braxton County Middle School; Teacher – Sterling Beane
3rd Place – Emma Clark, New Life Christian Academy; Teacher – Serena Thies

Honorable Mention:

Emily Kent, Edison Middle School; Teacher – Leila Marlow
Abigail Lake, Braxton County Middle School; Teacher – Sterling Beane
Samantha Carver, South Middle School; Teacher – Angel Conley
Regan McCauley, Buckhannon Upshur Middle School; Teacher – Lisa Crites
Michelle Batista, Bruceton School; Teacher – S. Bolinger

  • CCAWV 2020 Legislative Meeting—January 26-28, 2020, Embassy Suites, Charleston, Kanawha County
  • WVACo Conference of Counties (60th Anniversary) February 9-12 location TBD.

April is "National County Government Month" and the County Commissioners’ Association of WV (CCAWV) is hosting our annual essay contest for 8th grade students across West Virginia.

There will be a monetary prizes for 1 st, 2 nd , and 3 rd place student winners. There will also be a monetary prize for the 1 st place winner’s Teacher to be used for classroom activities. 1 st Place Student will receive $500 and teacher will receive $500. 2 nd place Student - $300 and 3 rd place Student - $200.

One of CCAWV’s goals is to increase information and public awareness about county government and the office of County Commissioner. As an initiative of this goal we are excited to partner with West Virginia educators to encourage students to learn and write about their local county governing body, the County Commission. (Teachers, for your convenience, we are attaching our brochure about county commission responsibilities.)

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