Believe in West Virginia Board of Directors



Joey Holland

President - Joey Holland

President of Joe Holland Chevrolet-Imports

Ron Thaxton

Vice President Rev. Ron Thaxton

CFO Regal Travel By Design and Director of Church in the City    

Scott Barnette

Secretary/Treasurer - Scott Barnette

Real Estate Specialist for West Virginia Army National Guard and Appraiser

Member - C. Edward Gaunch

Formerly the head of Carson Insurance Agency.  Serves on numerous business and community Boards of Directors, including Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T) and the Tiskelwah Center, Inc.  Also serves as a West Virginia State Senator.


Member - Rev. Jack Maxwell

Retired Pastor of Perrow Church. He has also serves as a Missionary in Brazil.  

Ed Swartz

Member - Ed Swartz

Retired Prudential investment/insurance broker

Member - Rick Harrah

President, Jasper Engine & Transmissions, Inc


Member - Robert Davis

Dunbar, WV


Member - Todd Morris

St. Albans, WV

Rev. Jack Henry

Rev. Jack Henry - Organization's Founder

Formerly served as a Pastor in several congregations in Southern West Virginia. He has also been a coal operator. 

Believe in West Virginia Executive Director John deBlecourt

Executive Director - John deBlecourt

Responsible for all activities of Believe in West Virginia, which includes Storehouse West Virginia™ and West Virginia Youth Encouragers Network. Prior to joining the staff of Believe, he spent 20 years working in the computer industry.



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