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Steering Committee

The WLI steering committee consists of WLI members who serve the initiative by providing strategic oversight, guidance, and a commitment to advance the mission of the WLI. The steering committee is made up of WLI members from across the university who demonstrate leadership through their roles as administrators, faculty and staff.

Tracey BeckleyAssistant Dean for Teaching and Learning 

Laura Brady Eberly Professor of Outstanding Teaching;  Director, Center for Writing Excellence

Constinia CharbonnetteAssistant Dean of Graduate Programs/Chambers College of Business and Economics

Lisa DeFrank-Cole Director and  Professor, Leadership Studies, Eberly College of Arts & Sciences 

Jennifer Knight DavisAssociate Program Director General Surgery Residency Program; Associate Professor, School of Medicine

Julie LockmanDirector of HSC Faculty Affairs and Academic Initiatives; Director or Investigator Development WVCTSI; Associate Professor/WVU HSC  

Jena MartinProfessor, College of Law 

Jennifer Orlikoff President, Potomac State College 

Melanie PageAssociate Vice President for Creative and Scholarly Activity, Professor of Psychology, WVU Research Office

Vicki SmithExecutive Director of Customer and Communication Services/WVU Information Technology Services 

Allison Swan DagenWomen's Leadership Initiative Director, Professor and Program Coordinator, Literacy Education

Christina Wilson Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Neuropsychologist, School of Medicine