Committee Officer History

This page is to provide a history of the Officers of the Kanawha County Democratic Executive Committee. We are missing several years of records so if anyone has records they can provide, please contact the most current committee secretary.

    2021, 2020, 2019, 2018


Chair – Elaine A. Harris
Vice Chair – R. Derek Walker
Secretary – Denise G. Tucker
Treasurer – Sheila Melton
Parliamentarian – Alex Urban

    2017, 2016, 2015


Chair – Elaine A. Harris
Vice Chair – R. Derek Walker
Secretary – Denise G. Tucker
Treasurer – Sheila Melton
Parliamentarian – Kevin Baker

    2014


Chair – Elaine A. Harris
Vice Chair – R. Derek Walker
Secretary – Michelle Peters
Treasurer – Sheila Melton
Parliamentarian – Thornton Cooper

    2013, 2012, 2011, 2010


Chair – Norris T. Light
Vice Chair – Phyllis Gatson
Secretary – Russell Rollyson
Treasurer – Sheila Melton
Parliamentarian – Damron Bradshaw

    2009, 2008, 2007, 2006


Chair – Norris T. Light
Vice Chair – Larry Conley
2nd Vice Chair – Gary Spencer
(Position of 2nd Vice Chair Eliminated with Bylaws Change in 2008, effective 2010)
Secretary – Sallie Robinson
Treasurer – Sheila Melton
Parliamentarian – Damron Bradshaw

    2005


Chair – Norris T. Light
Vice Chair – Larry Conley
2nd Vice Chair – Gary Spencer
Secretary – Barbara “Bobbie” Legg
Treasurer – Sheila Melton
Parliamentarian – Damron Bradshaw

    2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000


Chair – Norris T. Light
Vice Chair – Gene Hal Williams
2nd Vice Chair – Paul Niedbalski
Secretary – Barbara “Bobbie” Legg
Treasurer – Dave Hardy
Parliamentarian – Damron Bradshaw

    1999


Chair – Norris T. Light
Vice Chair – Gene Hal Williams
2nd Vice Chair – Bob Redman
Secretary – Barbara “Bobbie” Legg
Treasurer – Dave Hardy
Parliamentarian – Ernie Layne

    1998


Chair – Norris T. Light
Vice Chair – Gene Hal Williams
2nd Vice Chair – Russell Rollyson
Secretary – Barbara “Bobbie” Legg
Treasurer – VACANT
Parliamentarian – Ernie Layne

    1997, 1996, 1995, 1994


Chair – Norris T. Light
Vice Chair – Gene Hal Williams
2nd Vice Chair – Russell Rollyson
Secretary – Barbara “Bobbie” Legg
Treasurer – Whit Myers
Parliamentarian – Ernie Layne

    1993, 1992, 1991, 1990


Chair – James F. Humphreys
Vice Chair – Norris T. Light
2nd Vice Chair – Ruth White
Secretary – Russell Rollyson
Treasurer – Patrick Jacobs
Parliamentarian – Edward ReBrook

    1989


Chair – G. Kemp Melton
Vice Chair – VACANT
2nd Vice Chair – Agnes Gessel
Secretary – Sheila Melton
Treasurer – Patrick Jacobs
Parliamentarian – Bobby Thompson

    1988


Chair – G. Kemp Melton
Vice Chair – Woodrow “Mac” McComis
2nd Vice Chair – VACANT
Secretary – Sheila Melton
Treasurer – Patrick Jacobs
Parliamentarian – Bobby Thompson

    1987


Chair – G. Kemp Melton
Vice Chair – Woodrow “Mac” McComis
2nd Vice Chair – Bob Crookshanks
Secretary – VACANT
Treasurer – Patrick Jacobs
Parliamentarian – Bobby Thompson

    1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982


Chair – G. Kemp Melton
Vice Chair – Woodrow “Mac” McComis
2nd Vice Chair – Bob Crookshanks
Secretary – Eleanor Ringel
Treasurer – Patrick Jacobs
Parliamentarian – Bobby Thompson

    1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982


Chair – G. Kemp Melton
Vice Chair – Woodrow “Mac” McComis
2nd Vice Chair – Bob Crookshanks
Secretary – Eleanor Ringel
Treasurer – Patrick Jacobs
Parliamentarian – Bobby Thompson

    1981, 1980


Chair – William T. Brotherton
Vice Chair – William Jarrett
2nd Vice Chair – Frank Helvey
Secretary – Mendel Carp
Treasurer – Larry Penix
Parliamentarian – Charles Love

    1979, 1978


Chair – William T. Brotherton
Vice Chair – William Jarrett
2nd Vice Chair – Frank Helvey
Secretary – Mendel Carp
Treasurer – Eugene Hoyer
Parliamentarian – Charles Love

    1966-1977


No Records Found

    1965


Chair – Gene W. Bailey
Vice Chair – Phil M. Wollwine
2nd Vice Chair – Marjorie D. Gregg
Secretary – Phyllis Rutledge
Treasurer – Ruth Carnes

    1964


Chair – Luther H. Carson
Vice Chair – Phil M. Wollwine
2nd Vice Chair – Marjorie D. Gregg
Secretary – Phyllis Rutledge
Treasurer – Ruth Carnes

    1963, 1962, 1961, 1960


Chair – Luther H. Carson
Vice Chair – Phil M. Wollwine
2nd Vice Chair – Mrs. Frances Perine
Secretary – Mrs. O. W. Lupardus
Treasurer – Wm. A. Burkhart

    1959, 1958, 1957, 1956


Chair – Luther H. Carson
Vice Chair – Dr. H. S. Shumate
Secretary – Mrs. W. K. Roberts
Treasurer – Wm. A. Burkhart

    1955, 1954


Chair – Kenneth G. May
Vice Chair – Raymond D. Miller
2nd Vice Chair – Neva Marion Raisbeck
Secretary – Pattie Morford
Treasurer – Wm. A. Burkhart

    1953


Chair – VACANT
Vice Chair – Raymond D. Miller
Secretary – Pattie Morford
Treasurer – Wm. A. Burkhart

    1952


Chair – Luther H. Carson
Vice Chair – Raymond D. Miller
Secretary – Pattie Morford
Treasurer – Wm. A. Burkhart

    1951, 1950


Chair – Luther H. Carson
Vice Chair – VACANT
Secretary – Mabel N. Bardwell
Treasurer – Wm. A. Burkhart

    1949, 1948


Chair – Dr. G. C. Robertson
Vice Chair – Luther H. Carson
Secretary – Mabel N. Bardwell
Treasurer – Wm. A. Burkhart

    1947, 1946, 1945, 1944


Chair – Dr. G. C. Robertson
Vice Chair – Luther H. Carson
2nd Vice Chair – Mrs. Pearle Poteet
Secretary – Mabel N. Bardwell
Treasurer – Wm. A. Burkhart

    1943, 1942


Chair – Dr. G. C. Robertson
Vice Chair – Luther H. Carson
2nd Vice Chair – Walter Hurley
Secretary – Clara L. Boyd
Treasurer – R. C. Carroll

    1941, 1940


Chair – J. Hornor Davis, II
Vice Chair – L. H. Oakes
2nd Vice Chair – Mrs. Fanny Field
Secretary – H. Raymond Young
Treasurer – J. O. Myers

    1934 – 1939


No Records Found

    1933


Chair – Dr. G. C. Robertson
Vice Chair – William M. Woodroe
2nd Vice Chair – John R. Cork
Secretary – Ann J. Gates
Treasurer – Julius J. Singleton

    1923-1932


No Records Found

    1922, 1921, 1920


Chair – Dr. C. A. Ray
Secretary – G. A Crookshanks
Treasurer – J. M. Slack

    1919, 1918


Chair – William H. Ruffner
Secretary – Harry L. Flournoy
Treasurer – Harry L. Flournoy

    1917


Chair – Dr. E. B. Stephenson
Secretary – Dr. G. A. McQueen
Treasurer – Dr. G. A. McQueen

    1916


Chair – Dr. E. B. Stephenson
Secretary – J. Shirley Ross
Treasurer – John Baker White

    1915 and Prior


No Records Found