Executive Exclusives

Moving the Mountain State Forward

Posted On: June 27, 2017

In April, West Virginia Executive (WVE) asked its readers to share their opinions on the 2017 legislative session, including which bills they strongly opposed or supported and ideas for addressing the state’s budget deficit. The request was made in an effort to create conversation about opportunities—both missed and explored—in an effort to help steer the state toward prosperity with [...]

Service Spotlight: AmeriCorps Volunteer Ariel Crawford

Posted On: June 23, 2017

By Samantha Cart Made up of more than 1 million alumni across the nation, AmeriCorps is a government service program that engages its members in community-driven projects. With more than 20,000 unique U.S. sites, including nonprofits, schools, public agencies and community and faith-based organizations, AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours of service since 1994. The programs [...]

Uniting Young Leaders

Posted On: June 22, 2017

By Hilary Kinney Young people in West Virginia who are passionate about generating positive change in the Mountain State have a unique opportunity available to them this fall. Young WV: A Power Building Conference, a conference that will take place September 8-10 on the campus of Marshall University, will feature workshops led by and for young people ages 15-25, [...]

Together is Not Always Better: Understanding the Antitrust Pitfalls in the Oil and Gas Industry

Posted On: June 20, 2017

By Devan Flahive While the term antitrust as it relates to the energy industry may evoke thoughts of the Roosevelt administration’s historical campaign to break up Standard Oil, antitrust laws are not a relic of the past. Oil and gas exploration and production companies that contemplate joint bidding or other collaborations for acquiring leases of state-owned land in West [...]

Service Spotlight: AmeriCorps Volunteer Kathleen Knighton

Posted On: June 16, 2017

By Samantha Cart Made up of more than 1 million alumni across the nation, AmeriCorps is a government service program that engages its members in community-driven projects. With more than 20,000 unique U.S. sites, including nonprofits, schools, public agencies and community and faith-based organizations, AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours of service since 1994. The programs [...]

Service Spotlight: AmeriCorps Volunteer Sarah Queen-Crouch

Posted On: June 09, 2017

By Samantha Cart Made up of more than 1 million alumni across the nation, AmeriCorps is a government service program that engages its members in community-driven projects. With more than 20,000 unique U.S. sites, including nonprofits, schools, public agencies and community and faith-based organizations, AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1.4 billion hours of service since 1994. The programs [...]

Lost & Found: Voluntourism

Posted On: May 12, 2017

By Katie Allie These are my stories from the road and hard-won guidance from a thoughtful traveler. If I’m making you curious about getting lost and finding the good stuff in this great big world we all share, then I’m doing something right. The world today feels smaller than it ever has. With the internet, technology and affordable air [...]